By Panikos Panayi

ISBN-10: 113813600X

ISBN-13: 9781138136007

ISBN-10: 1405859172

ISBN-13: 9781405859172

Immigration, ethnicity, multiculturalism and racism became a part of day-by-day discourse in Britain in contemporary many years – but, faraway from being new, those phenomena have characterized British lifestyles because the 19th century. whereas the numbers of immigrants elevated after the second one global conflict, teams similar to the Irish, Germans and East ecu Jews were arriving, settling and impacting on British society from the Victorian interval onwards.

In this entire and interesting account, Panikos Panayi examines immigration as an ongoing strategy during which ethnic groups evolve as contributors pick out even if to maintain their ethnic identities and customs or to combine and assimilate into wider British norms. for that reason, he tackles the contradictions within the historical past of immigration during the last centuries: migration as opposed to govt keep watch over; migrant poverty as opposed to social mobility; ethnic id as opposed to expanding Anglicisation; and, specifically, racism as opposed to multiculturalism.

Providing an immense old context to modern debates, and considering the complexity and diversity of person reports over the years, this publication demonstrates that no uncomplicated technique or thought can summarise the migrant event in Britain.


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