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Tone Bleie and Dawa Tsering

exploitation and internal strife were motivated by the very idea of access to unlimited mountain pastures. Such a pursuit for a better life led Khampa from peasant background to migrate and attempt making a successful shift from a familiar sedentary life to an entirely new mobile life as herders in one of the

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Katalin Stráner

Introduction: Emigration in the Hungarian Press in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century As the year 1887 was coming to a close, the Brazilian state council received a letter from the Hungarian railway worker Károly Botond living in Miskolc, an important mining and industrial town

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Christopher Roy Zembe

often encouraged members to assist strangers who were only linked to the community by circumstances that forced them to migrate. She gave an example of how the virtual community once rallied around to purchase an air ticket for a White Zimbabwean living in South Africa who had been left stranded after

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Lewis Siegelbaum

’ food policy during the Second World War ‘was not to maintain a high level of living standards or peacetime standards, but to establish the Existenzminimum below which living standards should not be permitted to fall. This was to avoid at all costs another Turnip Winter.’ 4 If the ghost of

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‘A Genuine Respect for the People’

The Columbia University Scholars’ Transcultural Approach to Migrants

Dirk Hoerder

cooperative scholarly transnational relationships emerged. I will specifically discuss the Columbia-Barnard scholars’ research on (a) European immigrants and exiles, (b) Mexican migration to and life-ways in the us , and (c) African American (more precisely: ‘African- us ’) and African-Caribbean cultures

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Stacey A. Shaw

ways in which refugees are represented, and the structures of international refugee regimes, the parallels that are made are motivated by the similarly vast scales of the displacement and persistent questions regarding who is entitled to international protection. 2 During the Second World War a

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Sarah Heynssens

relationship as doomed to fail and built on exploitation needs to be balanced with another in which the ménagère is not just a victim but plays an active role in her own life. The relationships between the parents of the Eurafrican children illustrate that several intimate relationships resulted from love

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Imperialists without an empire?

Finnish Settlers in Late Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Rhodesia

Timo Särkkä

perspective of Finnish ethnicity and migration. It is motivated by an attempt to highlight Finnish history within the framework, and as a part, of European and global development. The research is also informed by scholarly discussions relating to Finnish national history and questions of Finnish identity and

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Claudia Roesch

initiated a professionalisation of social work and family life following a belief in linear progress which made the social sphere and especially the family an object of rational planning. Bogardus represents the prototype of a social expert: university-trained, professional, involved in social work, and

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Anh Sy Huy Le

Introduction On 18 April 1906, at 5:12 am , San Francisco’s Commercial Street was shaken by a horrendous tremor. Connie Young Yu, a descendant of the great 1906 Earthquake and Fire survivors, retold her family’s story of life and death. Her grandmother, with a young child in her arms at the