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'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Larry Gragg

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the notion that the 17th-century English planters of Barbados were architects of a social disaster. These planters were not simply profligate, immoral, and grasping capitalists ... More


The Challenge Dance: Black-Irish Exchange in Antebellum America

April F. Masten

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the transnational origins of the challenge dance, a distinctly American tradition of brag dancing, and the ways in which Irish and African dance forms converged and collided in ... More


Joseph Priestley in America *

Jenny Graham

in Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199215300
eISBN:
9780191706929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215300.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Priestley's life in America. Priestley, who was implicated in more than one way in the activities of the English radicals, departed for America in April 1794. Priestley ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


Introducing the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by laying out the manner in which nation‐states across the board are involved in institutionalizing their relationships with their diasporas while acknowledging them as part of a ... More


Auden in “Atlantis”

Aidan Wasley

in The Age of Auden: Postwar Poetry and the American Scene

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136790
eISBN:
9781400836352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136790.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first details W. H. Auden's arrival in New York in January 1939. His emigration from England, and his arrival in America marked a crucial moment in twentieth-century literary history, ... More


Remittances by Emigrants: Issues and Evidence

Andrés Solimano

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Remittances from migrants are a growing force, and this chapter considers the role that they can play in financing development. To an important extent, they finance consumption, and are an ... More


Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

P. J. Marshall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How did Britain and America face up to the new world of American independence? This book argues that there was a sharp division between political relations and the many other links that had bound ... More


What does it Mean to Count?: The Emigrants

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “The Emigrants” which takes up the interrelated issues of memory, repetition, photographic documentation, image and representation, and the Holocaust.


European and Asian Immigration into the United States in Comparative Perspective, 1820s to 1920s

Sucheng Chan

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/9780195055108.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter compares European and Asian immigration to the United States from 1820 to 1920, expanding understanding of immigration to include the Eastern Hemisphere. It establishes immigration as a ... More


Taxation and Skilled Indian Migration to the United States: Revisiting the Bhagwati Tax

John McHale

in Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382433
eISBN:
9780199852352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382433.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

While the Bhagwati tax became a hot issue, including in the United Nations, in the 1970s many felt that it had little chance of being adopted, and turned to other aspects of immigration research. But ... More


The Netherlands, the Dutch, and Long-Distance Migration in the Late Sixteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries

JAN LUCASSEN

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter distinguishes among migrants in terms of the duration of their stay in the Netherlands, aboard its ships, in its armies, or in its colonies. Migrants coming seasonally or yearly for a ... 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


The Intellectual Journey of Marion Countess Dönhoff

Volker R. Berghahn

in Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179636
eISBN:
9780691185071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179636.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers the experiences of Marion Countess Dönhoff (1909–2002), one of the most famous female German journalists of the twentieth century. Dönhoff belongs to the so-called “Generation ... More


Migration from Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific

David Northrup

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

After the British Isles, the most important source of overseas emigrants within the nineteenth century British Empire was British India. In addition, substantial numbers of Africans, Chinese, and ... More


Migrants and Settlers

STEPHEN CONSTANTINE

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on emigration patterns and the consequences of these for the British economy. The role of migration and settlement in the system's sustenance continued deep into ... More


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


Emigration and immigration in the twentieth century: an overview

J. J. Sexton

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The recession of the early 1980s caused emigration from the Republic of Ireland to reemerge, gradually at first, but on an increasing scale as the decade progressed. The annual average net outflow ... More


Conclusion

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter argues that the 1820s was a critical time in the relationship between the United States and Haiti, a time when each exerted influence on the other that had the potential to ... More


“A Stroke of Manly Courage”

Honor Sachs

in Home Rule: Households, Manhood, and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300154139
eISBN:
9780300216530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154139.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the separatist crisis that hit the Kentucky settlements as settlers began to question their place in the new nation. In 1793, Gilbert Imlay published The Emigrants, a novel that ... More


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