Migration in, from, and to Southeastern Europe: Historical and Cultural Aspects

Migration in, from, and to Southeastern Europe: Historical and Cultural Aspects

by Klaus Roth
     
 

Migrations molded Balkan societies, and were very common in multiethnic empires. In the modern era, before World War I, economic factors forced millions of people to migrate overseas, as guest workers in the 1960s and 70s, and as economic migrants thereafter. In addition, many people had to leave their homes as political refugees or as victims of ethnic cleansing.

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Migrations molded Balkan societies, and were very common in multiethnic empires. In the modern era, before World War I, economic factors forced millions of people to migrate overseas, as guest workers in the 1960s and 70s, and as economic migrants thereafter. In addition, many people had to leave their homes as political refugees or as victims of ethnic cleansing. This volume, the first part of a selection of conference papers, focuses on historical and cultural aspects of migration in, from, and to Southeastern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783643108951
Publisher:
Lit Verlag
Publication date:
02/07/2013
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
304

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