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American Immigration

David A. Gerber.

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 160 pages.

American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction examines the many legal efforts to curb immigration and to define who is and is not an American. It looks at immigration from the perspective...

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The Archaeological Record of Indian Ocean Engagements

Sunil Gupta.

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Industrial Archaeology; Migration Studies. 10685 words.

With the Bay of Bengal littoral as its focus, this chapter reviews the archaeological evidence for human expansions, migrations, formation of exchange networks, long-distance trade,...

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The Archaeologist’s Evangeline

Jonathan Fowler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Archaeology; North American Archaeology; Migration Studies. 6608 words.

The French colony of Acadia, located in what is now the Maritime Provinces of Canada and part of the State of Maine, has long attracted the attention of writers and scholars. Immigrating to...

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Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator

Joanna Bogle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; World History; Migration Studies. 1228 words.

Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator, was born on 30 May 1808 at Wootton, Northampton, the youngest of twelve children of William Jones, a farmer, and his...

Conclusion

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 510 words.

The United States is truly a multicultural society, or a global society, as any visitor to the country will attest. This global society has developed in fits and starts. The Conclusion...

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The Contribution of Stable Isotope Analysis to the Study of Childhood Movement and Migration

Katie A. Hemer and Jane A. Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Migration Studies. 6344 words.

Stable isotope analysis is firmly established as a method for the investigation of past population mobility. The distinction between local and non-local individuals within a cemetery...

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Edges and interactions beyond Europe

Peter S. Wells and Naoise Mac Sweeney.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 15888 words.

Iron Age Europe, once studied as a relatively closed, coherent continent, is being seen increasingly as a dynamic part of the much larger, interconnected world. Interactions, direct and...

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Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann (1825–1921), author and supporter of Jewish settlement in Palestine

Deborah Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Literature. 727 words.

Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann (1825–1921), author and supporter of Jewish settlement in Palestine, was born on 14 March 1825 in Warsaw, the eldest child of the Hebrew scholar the Revd...

The future of assimilation

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3544 words.

American institutions have from the start been shaped around accommodating differences. Some commentators now believe that this culture has ended and that current mass immigration is...

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Grimes, Mary Katharine (1861–1921), promoter of emigration

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies. 570 words.

Grimes, Mary Katharine (1861–1921), promoter of emigration, was born on 26 September 1861 in Funchal, Madeira, the eldest of three daughters of John Ralph Grimes and his wife, Mary Ann,...