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What is Migration History / Edition 1

What is Migration History / Edition 1

by Christiane Harzig, Dirk Hoerder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745643361

ISBN-13: 9780745643366

Pub. Date: 07/14/2009

Publisher: Wiley

The study of migration is and always has been an interdisciplinary field of study, vast and vibrant in nature. This short introduction to the field, written by leading historians of migration for student readers, offers an acute analysis of key issues across several disciplines. It takes in its scope an overview of migrations through history, how classic theories have

Overview

The study of migration is and always has been an interdisciplinary field of study, vast and vibrant in nature. This short introduction to the field, written by leading historians of migration for student readers, offers an acute analysis of key issues across several disciplines. It takes in its scope an overview of migrations through history, how classic theories have interpreted such movements, and contemporary topics and debates including transnational and transcultural lives, access to citizenship, and migrant entrepreneurship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745643366
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/14/2009
Series:
What is History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,186,374
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents viii

List of Maps xix

Preface xxi

Chapter 1 Introduction: Popular Views – Scholarly Reconceptualizations 1

Chapter 2 Migration in Human History – The long View 8

Chapter 3 Theories of Migration and Cultural Interaction 53

Chapter 4 A Systems Approach to Migrant Trajectories 87

Chapter 5 Migrant Practices as a Challenge to Scholarship 115

Chapter 6 Perspectives in the Early

Twenty-First Century 133

Notes 148

Index 170

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