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Migration in the Tropical World

Philip D. Curtin

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter locates European and African migration to North America in the long continuum of migrations throughout thousands of years of human history. It connects the geographic locus of migration ... More


Introduction: Affective Circuits and Social Regeneration in African Migration

Jennifer Cole and Christian Groes

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Moving beyond the narrative of crisis/disaster dominating discussions of African migration to Europe, this chapter argues for the importance of attending to intimate relations and processes of ... More


Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Jennifer Cole and Christian Groes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the simultaneously material, social and emotional exchanges involved when African migrants venture to Europe in search of a better life. As we argue, these exchange are part of a ... More


Introduction

Cati Coe

in The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479831012
eISBN:
9781479850921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction begins with a vignette of a conflict in caregiving, tracing out the backgrounds of the patient and the care worker and their reflections about this conflict. The remainder of ... More


Introduction

Karida L. Brown

in Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647036
eISBN:
9781469647050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647036.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Every mass movement can be traced through the particular conditions under which the migrant self is formed and transformed. This introduction outlines the struggle of black Americans once slavery was ... More


The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers

Caiti Coe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479831012
eISBN:
9781479850921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In our contemporary period of human mobility and global capitalism, political identifications are being configured in multiple sites beyond the nation-state. The book’s theoretical innovation is to ... More


“The White Wife Problem:” Sex, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa

Carina E. Ray

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the difficulties faced by interracial couples - primarily West African men and British or German women - in gaining acceptance in society in the interwar years in Britain and West ... More


The Second Line of Defense: Women Workers and War

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the extent to which sex segregated labor patterns broke down during the war, especially in the railroads and munitions sectors. It also discusses the Great Migration of African ... More


Austronesian Mariners and Early Trans-Indian Ocean Crossings

Gwyn Campbell

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay attempts to answer the question of whether the Austronesian people - referring to the Southeast Asian region connected by the Austronesian language family - were capable of making direct ... More


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