Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Migration to new worlds

You now have access to a wealth of primary resource material exploring the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia.

Migration to new worlds includes thousands of documents, mainly from between 1800 and 1924, addressing all aspects of migration :
Motives for Emigration
Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation
Ships and Shipping Lines, including ship plans
Journey Conditions
Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Responses to Immigration
Politics, Legislation and Governance
Onward Travel
Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Access all this from on or off campus here :

Make sure you familiarise yourself with the terms of use before making significant use of this new resource.
Adam Matthew Digital

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