The Cambridge Survey of World Migration

The Cambridge Survey of World Migration

by Robin Cohen
     
 

This extensive survey of migration in the modern world begins in the sixteenth century with the establishment of European colonies overseas, and covers the history of migration to the late twentieth century. In ninety-five contributions, leading scholars consider issues such as migration patterns, the flights of refugees and illegal migration. As the most wide-ranging… See more details below

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This extensive survey of migration in the modern world begins in the sixteenth century with the establishment of European colonies overseas, and covers the history of migration to the late twentieth century. In ninety-five contributions, leading scholars consider issues such as migration patterns, the flights of refugees and illegal migration. As the most wide-ranging coverage of migration in a single volume, The Cambridge Survey of World Migration will be an indispensable tool for scholars and students across a range of disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521147767
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2010
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

l. Prologue; 2. European colonisation and settlement; 3. Asian indentured and colonial migration; 4. The great Atlantic migration to North America; 5. Migration in Europe, l800–l950; 6. Migration in Europe, l800–l950; 6. Migration in Africa; 7. Latin and Central American migration. 8. Migration to North America after l945; 9. Labour migration to Western Europe after l945; l0. Repatriates and colonial auxiliaries; ll. Migration in Asia and Oceania; l2. Migration in the Middle East; l3. Refugees from political conflict; l4. Migrants and asylum-seekers in contemporary Europe; l5. Emerging trends.

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