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Migrations: The Career of British White Australia

Eric Richards

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that the migration from Britain was the unquestioned assumption of Australia’s Empire. The migrations of Australia were achieved in the context of much wider diasporic movements ... More


Rhetoric and Reality: British Migration to Canada, 1867–1967

Marjory Harper

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the rhetoric and reality of British migration to Canada during the period from 1867 to 1967. The Confederation census reported in 1871 that 16% of Canada's population had been ... More


British Migration and British America, 1783–1867

Elizabeth Jane Errington

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines British migration to British America during the period from 1783 to 1867. The first wave of migration of the British people started in 1821 because of unemployment and economic ... More


Explaining migration

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter provides the context for migration. On the one hand, it introduces the respondents in the Lot, highlighting their common origins as members of the British middle class and the various ... More


Exhibiting Canada: Empire, migration and the 1928 English Schoolgirl Tour

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the lengths to which the IODE would go to produce a Canada that emulated Britain, with a case study of the 1928 English Schoolgirl Tour of Canada. The IODE placed high hopes ... More


Britishness, entry and exclusion

Tony Kushner

in The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the concept of Britishness and discusses British migration starting with the Huguenots onwards, including the responses of the state and public to these newcomers in Britain. It ... More


Introduction

Tony Kushner

in The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introduction explores the concept of migration and the contested nature of Britishness. The aim of the book is to explain famous and obscure migration to Britain, which includes migrants who ... More


Conclusion

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues for increasing recognition of the diversity of the white presence during modern Australia's foundational narrative and for the complex place narratives created by subaltern ... More


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