Strangers, aliens and Asians : Huguenots, Jews and Bangladeshis in Spitalfields, 1660-2000 / Anne J. Kershen.

Author
Kershen, Anne J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Description
1 online resource (239 p.)

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Subject(s)
Series
British Politics and Society [More in this series]
Summary note
Exploring the dynamics that drive the processes of immigrant settlement and assimilation, this fascinating book looks at whether these are solely the outcome of the temporal setting, cultural background, and the contemporaneous socio-economic and political conditions, or whether there are factors which, irrespective of the prevailing environment, are constant features in the symbiosis between the outsider and the insider.Focusing on the area of Spitalfields in East London, this volume compares and contrasts the settlement, integration and assimilation processes undergone by three dif
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-241) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 People, place and a phenomenon; 2 Home; 3 Spitalfields; 4 Religion; 5 Charity and welfare; 6 Mother tongue as a bridge to assimilation?; 7 Huguenots, Jews and Bangladeshis and the spirit of capitalism; 8 Xenophobia, anti-alienism and racism; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
ISBN
  • 1-135-77001-8
  • 1-135-77002-6
  • 1-280-28199-5
  • 9786610281992
  • 0-203-64243-0
OCLC
  • 475912854
  • 252754895
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203642436
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