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Scotland Farewell: The People of the Hector

by Donald MacKay

This is the story of the first Highland Scots who sailed to Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1773 aboard the brig Hector their hardships, resourcefulness, and ultimate success.


Cinema and Language Loss: Visions of Displacement

by Tijana Mamula

Cinema and Language Loss provides the first sustained exploration of the relationship between linguistic displacement and visuality in the filmic realm, examining in depth both its formal expressions and theoretical...


The Book of Secrets

by Fiona Kidman

A classic, prize-winning novel about an epic migration and a lone woman haunted by the past in frontier Waipu.

In the 1850s, a group of settlers established a community at Waipu in the northern part of New Zealand....


Constructing and Imagining Labour Migration: Perspectives of Control from Five Continents

by Elspeth Guild & Sandra Mantu

Labour migration has been on the agenda of many countries around the globe, and governments of both sending and receiving countries have made attempts to develop regulatory mechanisms to deal with the phenomenon....


Foreigners, Refugees or Minorities?: Rethinking People in the Context of Border Controls and Visas

by Didier Bigo & Sergio Carrera

This book examines the relationship of citizenship, ethnicity and international relations and how these three aspects of the State, its people and its neighbours relate to one another. It studies the wide issue...


Irregular Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe: Who Cares?

by Anna Triandafyllidou

Offering a comparative analysis of irregular migrants engaged in all kinds of domestic work, the authors explore questions relating to employment conditions, health issues and the family lives of migrants. The...


Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe: How an American Acrobat Introduced Circus to Japan--And Japan to the West

by Frederik L. Schodt

The unlikely history of early cross-cultural encounters between the West and Japan, featuring acrobats, jugglers, and a colorful American impresario.


Socio-Legal Integration: Polish Post-2004 EU Enlargement Migrants in the United Kingdom

by Agnieszka Kubal

This book examines how contemporary migrants form and transform their involvement with the law in their host countries and which factors influence this relationship. It suggests a more comprehensive insight...


Racial Criminalization of Migrants in the 21st Century

by salvatore palidda

In the course of the last two decades, the number of arrests, imprisonment and detention of aliens and citizens of foreign origin has increased significantly in the West. This volume examines this growing trend...


Regulating Marriage Migration into the UK: A Stranger in the Home

by Helena Wray

Marriage migration is a controversial and problematic issue in the UK as elsewhere in Europe. This timely analysis is a comprehensive examination of the regulation of marriage migration into the UK. With international...


Chinese Immigration Law

by Guofu Liu

This volume presents a comprehensive and systematic review of Chinese immigration law by providing the detail, insight and background information needed to thoroughly understand this complex system. The book...


The Control of People Smuggling and Trafficking in the Eu: Experiences from the UK and Italy

by Matilde Ventrella

This book examines the smuggling of migrants and trafficking of human beings in the EU with a comparative analysis of how British and Italian law has approached the issues. It will be a valuable resource for...


Gender and Migration in 21st Century Europe

by Helen Stalford & Samantha Currie

Providing interdisciplinary and empirically grounded insights into the issues surrounding gender and migration into and within Europe, this work presents a comprehensive and critical overview of the historical,...


Rethinking Displacement: Asia Pacific Perspectives

by Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase & Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

This book explores the multitude of interconnected factors causing displacements that compel people to move within their homelands or traverse various borders It brings together historical and contemporary accounts...


Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They Carried to Canada, 1774-1855

by Lucille H. Campey

Stories of the Aberdeen-built ships that carried emigrant Scots to Canada are documented in this account of early Scottish emigration.


The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784-1855: Glengarry and Beyond

by Lucille H. Campey

Scots, some of Upper Canada's earliest pioneers, influenced its early development. This book charts the progress of Scottish settlement throughout the province.


Africans in Global Migration: Searching for Promised Lands

by John A. Arthur, Joseph Takougang & Thomas Owusu

This book looks at the African diasporas as a process characterized by identity transformations, lived experiences, and realities; including the capturing of the historical trends that are acted out in multiple...


From Exile to Eden: A Family Journal

by Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison

Combining history and hardship, battles and betrayal, miraculous escapes and death-defying encounters, From Exile to Eden chronicles one family’s journey from deportation in Siberia to safety and freedom in...


Suburban Crossroads: The Fight for Local Control of Immigration Policy

by Thomas J. Vicino

In fear of becoming havens for illegal immigrants, numerous local communities adopted and implemented their own immigration laws during the 2000s. Suburban Crossroads chronicles the debates and policy responses...


The Microstates of Europe: Designer Nations in a Post-Modern World

by P. Christiaan Klieger

The seven microstates of Europe are remarkable not only for their size, but their persistence as well. It is a sociopolitical phenomenon that has rarely been addressed, but this book shows how it may have clues...