Histories and Memories: Migrants and Their History in Britain

Histories and Memories: Migrants and Their History in Britain

by Kathy Burrell
     
 

Who are the migrants that have flocked to Britain since the nineteenth century? How do they understand their experiences? Histories and Memories examines this question from the perspective of the migrants themselves, and the ways in which historians and popular culture have recognized them. In so doing, it explores a wide range of ethnic groups and

Overview

Who are the migrants that have flocked to Britain since the nineteenth century? How do they understand their experiences? Histories and Memories examines this question from the perspective of the migrants themselves, and the ways in which historians and popular culture have recognized them. In so doing, it explores a wide range of ethnic groups and experiences from racism to Britishness, self-perception and the role of memory in migrant history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845110420
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
06/11/2006
Series:
International Library of Historical Studies Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.61(w) x 8.72(h) x 1.26(d)

Meet the Author

Kathy Burrell is Lecturer in History and Panikos Panayi is Professor of European History at the School of Historical and International Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester.

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