Journals Higher Education

$35.00

Paperback

Published: 01 April 2019

280 Pages | 21 b/w illus., 8 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526139603


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Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s

Stories From Modern Nomads

First Edition

A. James Hammerton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • New in paperback
  • Breaks new ground by exploring the modern era of British emigration since the 1960s, to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and other countries
  • Explores the process of gradual change, chronologically and thematically, from a postwar migration of austerity to a modern migration of prosperity
  • Uses personal testimony, written and oral, to illustrate shifts in migrant mentalities as well as experience
  • Uses personal testimony, written and oral, to illustrate shifts in migrant mentalities as well as experience
  • Investigates changing features of modern discretionary migrant motivations like love and marriage, lifestyle change, cultural identity and serial migration as well as career motivations
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