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Global History And Migrations

1st Edition

By Gungwu Wang


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Humans have been on the move for millennia. They have done so slowly as well as quickly, sometimes involuntarily, sometimes transported by force, often relocated at great cost in lives, but they have always moved. Over the centuries, improved transportation has eased the movement, even in the face of man-made or natural obstacles. But in modern tim

Table of Contents

1 Migration History: Some Patterns Revisited, 2 Moving Europeans in the Globalizing World: Contemporary Migrations in a Historical-Comparative Perspective (1955-1994 v. 1870-1914), 3 Africa and Global Patterns of Migration, 4 The Global Migration Crisis, 5 Diasporas, the Nation-State, and Globalisation, 6 Migrant Workers, Markets, and the Law, 7 Of Migration, Great Cities, and Markets: Global Systems of Development, 8 Uncertain Globalization: Refugee Movements in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century, 9 Travel, Migration, and Images of Social Life, 10 Global Movements, Global Walls: Responses to Migration, 1885-1925

About the Author

Wang Gungwu is the vice chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General