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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...


Golden Dragon and Purple Phoenix: The Chinese and Their Multi-Ethnic Descendants in Southeast Asia

by KHOON CHOY LEE

News & media coverage!

Many books have been written about the Chinese in Southeast Asia, but very few, if any, are written specifically about the...


Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

by Yanning Wang

Reverie and Reality investigates late imperial Chinese gentry women’s poems on travel ranging from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century.These poems written by groups of women after they “stepped...


Jackson Heights Chronicles: When Crossing the Border Isn't Enough

by Orlando Tobon

From his small travel agency tucked away in an area of New York City known as Little Colombia, the "Godfather of Jackson Heights" does far more than make travel arrangements. Fernando Padrón is a social service...


Transnational Borders, Transnational Lives

by Rémy Tremblay & Susan W. Hardwick

This book contained the autobiographical testimonials of a selected group of geographers who migrated to one side to another of the Canada-US border. As these various authors remind us, becoming a migrant is...


The Road to Home: My Life and Times

by Vartan Gregorian

Vartan Gregorian's tale starts with a childhood of poverty, deprivation, and enchantment in the Armenian quarter of Tabriz, Iran. As the world reeled from depression into six years of warfare, his mother died,...


Live and Work In Hong Kong: Comprehensive, up-to-date, practical information about everyday life

by Dr. Rachel Wright & Dr Rachel Wright

Whatever your reasons for planning to live and work in Hong Kong, this comprehensive guide will tell you all you need to know to make the most of your time in this vibrant and challenging city. Organised into...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

by Helen Thorpe

A powerful and moving account of four young women from Mexico who have lived most of their lives in the United States and attend the same high school. Two of them have legal documentation and two do not. Just...


Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change

by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization...


Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India: Overseas Recruitment Practices in India

by S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese & M. S. Jayakumar

In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and...


Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, January 1873 - June 1873

by Ira A. Glazier

This series on Emigration from the United Kingdom to America concentrates on U.K. emigration in the period 1870-1897, listing migrants from the U.K. who arrived in New York. The original passenger lists transcribed...


Immigrants and Race in the United States: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


The Floating Island Plays

by Eduardo Machado

Includes The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Fabiola, In the Eye of the Hurricane and Broken Eggs.


Reporting at the Southern Borders: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the U.S. and the E.U.

by Giovanna Dell'Orto & Vicki L. Birchfield

Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security...


Cross the River to Home

by Kaye Kelly

An absorbing novel set in 1870s New Zealand about an impossible love between a half-Chinese woman and a young immigrant.Henry arrives in the South Island of New Zealand in search of his sister, who is now living...


Southern Style

by Craig Marriner

The youth from the old colonies head to London, a mecca for hedonism, dangerous encounters and self-discovery in this vibrant, shocking novel by the award-winning writer of Stonedogs. Craig Marriner’s second...


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."...


Wild Latitudes

by Barbara Else

A clever and entertaining romp of a novel that is an alluring fusion of history, comedy and parody. After the unusual death of their papa, Adele Overend and her younger brother Godwin are dispatched from comfortable...


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....