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British Diaspora: Emigration from Britain, 1680–1815

James Horn

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter contains a discussion on migration from the late 16th century to the early 18th century. Britain, principally England, experienced a huge exodus of settlers, rich and poor, who took ship ... More


Introduction: the modern drive to emigrate

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction canvasses key themes to emerge from migrant testimony: traditional sojourning and adventure migration, the casual adoption of global mobility and global identities from the 1960s, ... More


Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

A. James Hammerton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This is the first social history to explore the experience of British emigrants from the peak years of the 1960s to the emigration resurgence of the turn of the twentieth century. It scrutinises ... More


Building new Jerusalems: global Britishness and settler cultures in South Africa and New Zealand

Charles V. Reed

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860-1911

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097010
eISBN:
9781526109699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097010.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter three examines how colonial settlers imagined their relationships with a British ‘homeland’ and a larger British world. By examining the robust English-language print cultures in South Africa ... More


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