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Migrants in Modern France

1st Edition

Edited by Philip E. Ogden, Paul White


320 pages

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Hardback: 9780043012093
pub: 1989-02-23
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pub: 2002-09-11
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A discussion of the structure and role of migration flows affecting France from 1850 to the present day. It covers both internal and international movements and consideration is given both to broad macro-scale analysis and more detailed micro-scale investigations.


`…a fascinating and scholarly volume of studies edited by two experienced authors. They are to be congratulated on their choice and arrangement of studies…' - Geography

`Collectively, the eight authors…demonstrate, in a clear and lively way, the significant contribution of population migration to the social and economic structure of France: they also unambiguously show the necessity for an historical understanding of the geography of France today.' - The Geographical Journal

`…a lively and readable interdisciplinary volume. It has lessons for the whole discipline since it goes beyond the simplistic descriptions of numbers, flows and directions which have so often characterized previous studies of mobility…' - Institute of British Geographers

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SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography