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Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village

by Deirdre McKay

Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world's largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then...


As She Began: An Illustrated Introduction to Loyalist Ontario

by Bruce Wilson

As She Began, an illustrated introduction to Loyalist Ontario, provides a general guide to the most crucial period in Ontario's history, 1775 to 1800, when thousands of refugees from the American Revolution...


Creolizing the Metropole: Migrant Caribbean Identities in Literature and Film

by H. Adlai Adlai Murdoch

Creolizing the Metropole is a comparative study of postwar West Indian migration to the former colonial capitals of Paris and London. It studies the effects of this population shift on national and cultural...


Hope and Glory: Epic Stories of Empire and Commonwealth

by Melissa Blackburn, Steve Humphries & Nick Maddocks

This work covers tales from local people whose journey through life has taken them from their homeland to Britain as well as those who left the Southwest for a life overseas. Testimonies and reconstructions...


Non-Persons

by Alessandro Dal Lago

While continually broadcasting the deaths of illegal immigrants who have drowned at sea, the majority of mass media incessantly feeds the panic over the invasion of Italy by poor immigrants from the Third World....


The Hungry Heart: Journeys With William Colenso

by Peter Wells

Shortlisted for the NZ Post Award this fascinating, innovative biography is of a true original and significant figure in NZ's early colonisation."I love doubters: of a truly honest doubter I have great hope."...


The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

by Lucille H. Campey

Called "The Silver Chief" by the Native Chiefs with whom he negotiated a land treaty at Red River, the fifth Earl of Selkirk helped Scottish Highlanders relocate in Canada.


After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1773-1852

by Lucille H. Campey

The arrival of the Hector in 1773 sparked a huge influx of Scots to Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. This extensively documented book is a must for historians and genealogists.


Trauma, Memory and Identity in Five Jewish Novels from the Southern Cone

by Debora Cordeiro Rosa

The Jewish presence in Latin America has produced a remarkable body of literature that gives voice to the fascinating experience of Jews in Latin American lands. This book explores how trauma and memory influence...


Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America

by Jennifer L. Hochschild, Vesla M. Weaver & Traci R. Burch

The American racial order--the beliefs, institutions, and practices that organize relationships among the nation's races and ethnicities--is undergoing its greatest transformation since the 1960s. Creating a...


Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective

by Donna R. Gabaccia

Histories investigating U.S. immigration have often portrayed America as a domestic melting pot, merging together those who arrive on its shores. Yet this is not a truly accurate depiction of the nation’s...


Nation, Diaspora, Trans-Nation: Reflections from India

by R. K. Jain

A premier debate in the present conjuncture of globalization has been the prospect of 'post nation' and the obsolescence of patriotism at the horizon of transnationalism. In an ethnographically rich and discursively...


Makeshift Migrants and Law

by Ratna Kapur

This book unmasks the cultural and gender stereotypes that inform the legal regulation of the migrant. It critiques the postcolonial perspective on how belonging and non-belonging are determined by the sexual,...


The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City

by Timothy Shortell, Judith DeSena & Noel Anderson

The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City, is a collection of scholarly papers which analyze demographic, social, political, and economic trends that are occurring...


The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again

by Michael Barone

Sometime in this century, we are told, the United States will become a “majority-minority” country—that is, a nation where whites make up less than 50 percent of the population. Many believe this signals...


European Identity and Culture: Narratives of Transnational Belonging

by Friedman & Thiel

Exploring attempts by various actors - institutions, groups, individuals - to create transnational European identities, European Identity and Culture scrutinizes the cultural formations that have either reignited...


Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges

by Alfredo Cuecuecha & Carla Pederzini

Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges, edited by Alfredo Cuecuecha and Carla Pederzini, is an indispensable resource for Mexico-U.S. migration studies. It includes a review...


Narratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature

by Danny Méndez

Establishing an interdisciplinary connection between Migration Studies, Post-Colonial Studies and Affect Theory, Méndez analyzes the symbolic interplay between emotions, cognitions, and displacement in the...


Immigration, Assimilation, and Border Security

by Yoku Shaw-Taylor

This book presents a comprehensive view of the relationship between immigration and border security and the unique challenges that relationship poses by examining the history of immigration, current immigration...


An American Journey: Life Lessons for Parents of Immigrant Children

by Bhagwan Satiani

Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life...