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Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on migrant labourers. Here, millions of humble Londoners from Europe and other parts of the world have formed the backbone, skeleton, and flesh and blood of the city's life. It ... More


A City of Hawkers, Shopkeepers and Businessmen

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter takes a look at the growth of migrant enterprises in London. In the same way that migrants have worked in all sectors of the London economy as paid employees, whether in factories, buses ... More


Conclusion

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Migration from rural to urban areas was a feature of the development of most western societies. The economic factors were key factors of Irish migration patterns and trends. In addition, changing ... More


The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the onshore ... More


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