Moving Lives: Narratives of Nation and Migration Among Europeans in Post-war Britain
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - 212 pages
This research covers the experiences of Cypriots, Poles and Italians who emigrated to the Leicester area after the war. It examines the different motivations that precipitated these movements of people and how their previous experiences impacted on their lives in Britain.
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Negotiating Boundaries in the City: Migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Britain
Dr Joanna Herbert
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