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Published: 23 September 2010

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199250936

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Migration and Empire

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series

  • Provides a unique overview of the complex relationship between migration and empire and identifies clear trends over time and region
  • Focuses on UK emigration to white settler communities in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Southern Africa
  • Analyses the varied motives, means, and experiences of non-white migrants and settlers into and between imperial territories, including the movement of migrants from India to the Caribbean, and to East and Southern Africa
  • Considers the specific experience of female and child and juvenile migrants
  • Analyses the role of entreprenuers, investors, public authorities, and governments in enabling and profiting from the migration 'business'