Item description for Paths of Integration: Migrants in Western Europe (1880-2004) (Amsterdam University Press - IMISCOE Research) by Leo Lucassen, David Feldman & Jochen Oltmer...
In the 1990s, as concern grew in the United States about the integration of large numbers of immigrants, scholars searching for historical parallels looked to the last great period of immigration, ffrom 1880 to 1914. That example, however, is generally viewed as inapplicable to the current immigration debates in Europe.
Paths of Integration turns this conventional wisdom on its head, arguing that the history of European migration more closely parallels the U.S. experience than most realize, due to the largely ignored, but extensive, intra-European migration of the same period. By placing the European and U.S. examples side by side, the contributors to this volume offer long-term insights on a question that will be of great importance in the coming decades.
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1.28 lbs.
Release Date Oct 15, 2006
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9053568832 ISBN13 9789053568835
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More About Leo Lucassen, David Feldman & Jochen Oltmer
Leo Lucassen is Full Professor of Social History at Leiden University, where he also coordinates the profile area 'Global Interactions: People, Culture and Power'.
Leo Lucassen currently resides in Amsterdam. Leo Lucassen was born in 1959 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Universiteit Leiden.