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

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

byLaura Tabili

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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.

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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 ...

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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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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