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Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration: Changes by W. Spohn

By W. Spohn

This e-book offers theoretical and empirical dialogue of migration, id and Europeanisation. With contributions from best overseas students, it presents either an summary of theoretical views and a entire set of case experiences, protecting either jap and Western Europe. participants draw from disciplines akin to ancient sociology, discourse research, social psychology and migration reviews, whereas the editors deliver those topics right into a coherent theoretical and historic framework, to debate the emergence of latest collective identities and new borders in Europe this day.

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The Abolition of the Slave Trade in Southeastern Nigeria, by A. E. Afigbo

By A. E. Afigbo

The Abolition of the Slave alternate in Southeastern Nigeria, 1885 - 1950, is a background of the crusade waged via nice Britain in colonial Nigeria from nearly 1885 on, to abolish the inner slave alternate within the Bight of Biafra and its hinterland, a quarter often referred to as jap Nigeria, Southeastern Nigeria, the jap Provinces, or the trans-Niger Provinces. It treats the inner slave exchange and the battle opposed to it during this sector and interval as issues become independent from the establishment of slavery within the related sector and the crusade to root it out commonly known as emancipation. therefore, and since slavery and the hassle at emancipation have got extra awareness from students, this paintings concentrates fullyyt on that element of the slave alternate and its fortunes lower than British colonial rule generally called abolition. In reconstructing the tale of this significant and chronic crusade, Adiele Afigbo sheds mild on a gloomy nook of social heritage that has mostly been overlooked by way of historians. Adiele Afigbo is professor within the division of historical past and diplomacy at Ebonyi country collage, Nigeria.

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Race and rumors of race : the american south in the early by Howard W. Odum, Bryant Simon

By Howard W. Odum, Bryant Simon

Within the early Nineteen Forties, all kinds of rumors approximately forthcoming and shortly happening race wars have been circulating in the course of the South between white Southerners. Chapel Hill sociologist Howard W. Odum was once so alarmed--and fascinated--by those rumors that he got down to acquire and catalog them. First released in 1943 RACE AND RUMORS OF RACE records Odum's findings.

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Managing White Supremacy: Race, Politics, and Citizenship in by J. Douglas Smith

By J. Douglas Smith

Tracing the erosion of white elite paternalism in Jim Crow Virginia, Douglas Smith unearths a stunning fluidity in southern racial politics within the many years among global battle I and the very best Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of schooling choice. Smith attracts on reliable documents, deepest correspondence, and letters to newspapers from in a different way nameless Virginians to trap a large and sundry diversity of black and white voices. African american citizens become valuable characters within the narrative, as Smith chronicles their efforts to procure entry to public faculties and libraries, defense below the legislation, and the equitable distribution of municipal assets. This acceleration of black resistance to white supremacy within the years prior to international warfare II caused a challenge of self assurance between white Virginians, who, regardless of their overwhelming electoral dominance, felt more and more insecure approximately their skill to regulate the colour line on their lonesome phrases. Exploring the typical energy struggles that observed the erosion of white authority within the political, fiscal, and academic arenas, Smith uncovers the seeds of white Virginians' resistance to civil rights activism within the moment half the 20th century.

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The Accidental Slaveowner. Revisiting a Myth of Race and by Mark Auslander

By Mark Auslander

What does one contested account of an enslaved lady let us know approximately our tough racial earlier? half background, half anthropology, and half detective tale, The unintentional Slaveowner lines, from the 1850s to the current day, how assorted teams of individuals have struggled with one robust tale approximately slavery.

For over a century and a part, citizens of Oxford, Georgia ("the birthplace of Emory University"), have advised and retold tales of the enslaved girl referred to as "Kitty" and her proprietor, Methodist bishop James Osgood Andrew, first president of Emory's board of trustees. Bishop Andrew's possession of pass over Kitty and different enslaved people prompted the 1844 nice nationwide schism of the Methodist Episcopal Church, presaging the Civil battle. for lots of neighborhood whites, Bishop Andrew used to be purely "accidentally" a slaveholder, and while provided her freedom, Kitty willingly remained in slavery out of loyalty to her grasp. neighborhood African american citizens, against this, are likely to insist that pass over Kitty...

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Christian Identity by E. Van Der Borght

By E. Van Der Borght

During this age of globalization, a necessity for a communicative clarification of non-public and staff positions additionally motivates Christians to explain extra accurately their identification in terms of different actors in society. What makes a Christian a Christian? what's in particular Christian in social acions or political calling? Is there a distinction among Christian justice and justice commonly - and how Christians take care of justice? what's our calling as Christians? The contributions during this quantity are the results of the sixth biannual IRTI convention in Seoul 2005 in this subject matter.

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Slavery in the Development of the Americas by David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis, Kenneth L. Sokoloff

By David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis, Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Compiled from the newest study of major historians and monetary historians of slavery, those essays conceal a number of points of slavery and its function within the improvement of the southern usa, Brazil, Cuba, the French and Dutch Caribbean, and in different places within the Americas. a few essays discover the emergence of the slave process, whereas others supply vital insights in regards to the operation of particular slave economies. reports of slave markets and costs, and discussions of the potency and distributional points of slavery, also are incorporated.

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The culture of English antislavery, 1780-1860 by David Turley

By David Turley

Bargains an account of the final form of organised antislavery from its beginnings within the 1780s, and offers clean views from which to evaluate contending interpretations of antislavery.

summary: bargains an account of the general form of organised antislavery from its beginnings within the 1780s, and gives clean views from which to evaluate contending interpretations of antislavery

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The British Immigration Courts: A Study of Law and Politics by Max Travers

By Max Travers

Immigration has been a debatable and contentious quarter of public coverage because the Commonwealth Immigration Act ended so much fundamental immigration in 1962. This examine seems intimately on the paintings of practioners within the court-system that hears appeals from immigrants and asylum seekers opposed to judgements made by means of the British govt. The booklet includes chapters approximately choice making in basic function and the asylum appeals, the executive difficulties confronted via successive British governments, and the views of strain teams and politicians. The British Immigration Courts transforms our figuring out of immigration as a political factor via holding a feeling of regimen paintings within the courts, civil provider and political strategy that is overlooked or idealised by means of different methods. it truly is crucial interpreting for practioners, teachers and scholars drawn to present debates approximately policy.

First released in 1999.

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