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The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry

by R.B. Fleming

For anyone interested in the history of the Scottish people, in Scotland and North America, this book is essential reading. In Canada and the United States today there are tens of thousands of descendants of...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


Ignored but Not Forgotten: Canada's English Immigrants

by Lucille H. Campey

In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging...


Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London: South Asian Youth Cultures in London

by Helen Kim

The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other...


A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir

by Daisy Hernandez

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life

 

In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian...


Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future

by Ian Goldin & Geoffrey Cameron

Throughout history, migrants have fueled the engine of human progress. Their movement has sparked innovation, spread ideas, relieved poverty, and laid the foundations for a global economy. In a world more interconnected...


Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story

by Atta Arghandiwal

Every refugee's story deserves to be heard, but many memoirs written by exiles represent the country's more privileged classes with money and means. In Lost Decency, Arghandiwal shares the Afghan people's untold...


Immigrant Success Planning: A Family Resource Guide

by Atta Arghandiwal & Eileen Figure Sandlin

When Atta came to America, he found that many immigrant self-help books focused on just one or a few topics, while others were so complicated that they were discouraging rather than helpful. It took a lot of...


Migration, Risk, and Uncertainty

by Allan M. Williams & Vladimír| Baláž

Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world. It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies....


The Changing Soul of Europe: Religions and Migrations in Northern and Southern Europe

by Helena Vilaça, Enzo Pace & Inger Furseth

This book paves the way for a more enlarged discussion on religion and migration phenomena in countries of Northern and Southern Europe. The book presents through various theoretical lenses and empirical researches...


Spinning the Dream: Assimilation in Australia 1950-1970

by Anna Haebich

In Spinning the Dream, multi-award-winning historian Anna Haebich re-evaluates the experience of Assimilation in Australia, providing a meticulously researched and masterfully written assessment of its implications...


Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities

by Lars Meier

The migration of professionals is widely seen as a paradigmatic representation and a driver of globalization. The global elite of highly qualified migrants-managers and scientists, for example-are partly defined...


From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In

by Jacob L. Vigdor

Immigration has always caused immense public concern, especially when the perception is that immigrants are not assimilating into society they way they should, or perhaps the way they once did. But is this truly...


Summary of Another Man's Sombrero: A Conservative Broadcaster's Undercover Journey Across the Mexican Border - Darrell Ankarlo

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Darrel Ankarlo in his book “Another Man’s Sombrero: A Conservative Broadcaster’s Undercover Journey Across the Mexican Border”....


Diaspora, Development, and Democracy: The Domestic Impact of International Migration from India

by Devesh Kapur

What happens to a country when its skilled workers emigrate? The first book to examine the complex economic, social, and political effects of emigration on India, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy provides...


Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities

by Thomas Chung, Pyong Gap Min & Linda Park

Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities compares the formation of ethnic and racial identities in two generational cohorts of a contemporary...


Boxing for Cuba: An Immigrant's Story

by Guillermo Vicente Vidal

A poignant memoir of a Cuban immigrant who overcomes great obstacles and personal turmoil to succeed in America.


Russian and East European Books and Manuscripts in the United States: Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Bakhmete

by Tanya Chebotarev & Jared S. Ingersoll

Gain a better understanding of the past and cultures of Slavic and East European peoples with American archival collections!

Russian and East European Books and Manuscripts in the United States, the first collection...


Disrupting Territories: Land, Commodification and Conflict in Sudan

by Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg & Sandra Calkins

"Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership...


Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy

by Helen O'Nions

This book examines the effect of recent attempts to harmonize the identification and protection of refugees and questions whether European law and policy adequately uphold the fundamental right to seek and enjoy...