Far From 'home': The English Of New Zealand by Lyndon FraserFar From 'home': The English Of New Zealand by Lyndon Fraser

Far From 'home': The English Of New Zealand

EditorLyndon Fraser, Angela McCarthy

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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For almost 200 years, the English have been one of the largest migrant streams to New Zealand (they have been on the move globally since around 1600). Yet relatively little has been written about their experiences in New Zealand, compared with their Irish, Scottish, Indian, Chinese and Pacific counterparts. This book brings together leading international scholars and prominent local researchers to explore a wide range of topics and issues at the very heart of research into human mobility. Why did English-born people decide to emigrate? What factors shaped their migration and adaptation? How might we best describe and explain their experiences? This collection of essays will interest anyone interested in migration and/or family history.
Lyndon Fraser teaches in the Department of History at the University of Canterbury. He is the author or editor of several books on migration history, most recently Castles of Gold: A History of New Zealand's West Coast Irish. In 2011, he was historian for One Land, an award-winning six-part series that sets three families in 1850s New ...
Title:Far From 'home': The English Of New ZealandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Otago University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1877578320

ISBN - 13:9781877578328

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