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Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930

by Patrick Ettinger

Although popularly conceived as a relatively recent phenomenon, patterns of immigrant smuggling and undocumented entry across American land borders first emerged in the late nineteenth century. Ingenious smugglers...


Forest Gate: A Novel

by Peter Akinti

A shattering, poetic and raw first novel set among young Somalian refugees in the slums of London -- beginning with a double suicide and ending with a rebirth.

In a community where poverty is kept close and...


Global Religious Movements Across Borders: Sacred Service

by Stephen M. Cherry & Helen Rose Ebaugh

From global missionizing among proselytic faiths to mass migration through religious diasporas, religion has traveled from one side of the world and back again. It continues to play a prominent role in shaping...


With Axe and Bible: The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874

by Lucille H. Campey

Lucille H. Campey traces the progress of Scottish colonization and its ramifications for New Brunswick's early development. This book is a must for genealogists.


Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian

by Arlene Chan

Spirit of the Dragon is well-illustrated with photographs of Jean Lumb in the company of her family and important people in her life, including John Diefenbaker, Queen Elizabeth, Governors General Roland Michener...


Les Écossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, 1763-1855

by Lucille H. Campey

This is the first fully documented account produced in modern times of the migration of Scots to Lower Canada, which began in the late eighteenth century.


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.


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.


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.


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...


Outsiders in the Greek Cities in the Fourth Century BC (Routledge Revivals)

by Paul Mckechnie

During the fourth century BC the number of Greeks who did not live as citizens in the city-states of southern mainland Greece increased considerably: mercenaries, pirates, itinerant artisans and traders, their...


The Nation and Its Peoples: Citizens, Denizens, Migrants

by John Park & Shannon Gleeson

With this volume, The University of California Center for New Racial Studies inaugurates a new book series with Routledge. Focusing on the shifting and contradictory meaning of race, The Nation and Its Peoples...


Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican Americans, Immigration, and Identity

by Tomas Jimenez

Unlike the wave of immigration that came through Ellis Island and then subsided, immigration to the United States from Mexico has been virtually uninterrupted for one hundred years. In this vividly detailed...


Divided by Borders: Mexican Migrants and Their Children

by Joanna Dreby

Since 2000, approximately 440,000 Mexicans have migrated to the United States every year. Tens of thousands have left children behind in Mexico to do so. For these parents, migration is a sacrifice. What do...


Indian Transnationalism Online: New Perspectives on Diaspora

by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo & Johannes G. de Kruijf

Present-day migration takes place in a world characterized by the compression of time and space, with cheaper air travel and the existence of new communication technologies - the internet in particular - making...


Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher Positioning

by Lejla Voloder & Liudmila Kirpitchenko

With an increasing proportion of migration and mobility field studies being conducted by migrants and members of ethnic minorities in 'home' contexts, the implications of 'insider research' are increasingly...


Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion: Immigration, Ethnic Fractionalization and Potentials for Civic Action

by Merlin Schaeffer

Exploring the debate within social sciences on the consequences of ethnic diversity for social cohesion and the production of public goods, this book draws on extensive survey data from Germany to engage with...


Undoing Border Imperialism

by Harsha Walia & Andrea Smith

Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom.


Migration to and From Taiwan

by Kuei-fen Chiu, Dafydd Fell & Lin Ping

Migration has transformed Taiwanese society in the last 20 years. The main inflows have been temporary workers from Southeast Asian countries and female spouses from Southeast Asia and China marrying Taiwanese...


Heritage, Nationhood, and Language: Migrants with Connections to Japan

by Neriko Musha Doerr

The notion of "heritage" has become one of the global tropes in recent years. At the heart of heritage politics are three questions: what heritage is, who decides what it is, and for whom is the decision made....