By Colin Holmes
There is a sturdy yet unreliable view that immigration is a marginal and up to date phenomenon. actually, immigrants and refugees have come to Britain all through its recorded heritage. during this publication, first released in 1988, Colin Holmes seems at this era extensive and asks: who have been the newbies and why have been they coming? What have been the detailed good points in their monetary and social lives in Britain? How did British society reply to their presence? The ensuing ebook is an important historic survey of immigration which synthesises and evaluates latest paintings and weaves in new fabric on a variety of immigrant minorities.
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John Bull's Island: Immigration and British Society, 1871-1971: Volume 10 (Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism) by Colin Holmes