Global Migrants, Local Culture: Natives and Newcomers in Provincial England, 1841-1939 by Laura TabiliGlobal Migrants, Local Culture: Natives and Newcomers in Provincial England, 1841-1939 by Laura Tabili

Global Migrants, Local Culture: Natives and Newcomers in Provincial England, 1841-1939

byLaura Tabili

Hardcover | April 5, 2011

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Employing the first analysis of the entire population of any British town, this book examines how overseas migrants affected society and culture in South Shields near Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Resituating Britain within global processes of migration and cultural change, it recasts British society pre-1940 as culturally and racially dynamic and diverse.
LAURA TABILI is Associate Professor of Modern European History at the University of Arizona, USA, and author of We Ask for British Justice: Workers and Racial Difference in Late Imperial Britain. Her articles explore how European global expansion affected class, labour migration, interracial and exogamous marriages and the racialisati...
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Title:Global Migrants, Local Culture: Natives and Newcomers in Provincial England, 1841-1939Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230291333

ISBN - 13:9780230291331

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Table of Contents

Contents
List of Maps
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Migration & Cultural Change
'Aal Tegither, Like the Folks O'Sheels': Colonizers, Invaders, Settlers and Sojourners in the Making of an Industrial Town
A Stable and Homogeneous Population? Overseas Migrants in South Shields, 1841-1901
Migrants’ Networks & Local People
Moving, Staying, Coming, Going: Migrants & Remigrants in Provincial Britain
Gentlemen of the Highest Character: Negotiating Inclusion with the People of South Shields
His Wife Must Surely Know: Women & Migrants' Integration
Men of the World: Casualties of Empirebuilding
I Give my Missus the Twenty-eight Shillings: Everyday Forms of Accommodation
Conclusion: Global Migrants in Provincial England
Appendix: Was the Referee Process Corrupt?
Notes
Index