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Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson, and Don MacRaild


After 1600, English emigration became one of Europe's most significant population movements. Yet compared to what has been written about the migration of Scots and Irish, relatively little energy has been expended on the numerically more significant English flows. Whilst the Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, Jewish and Black Diasporas are well known and much studied, there is virtual silence on the English. Why, then, is there no English Diaspora? Why has little been said about the English other than to map their main emigration flows? Did the English simply disappear into the host population? ... More

Keywords: English emigration, emigration flows, Anglophone cultures, Protestant cultures, British World, Yorkshire societies, New Zealand, St George's societies, Montreal, Anglo–Saxonism

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781846318191
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317712


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanja Bueltmann, editor

David T. Gleeson, editor

Don MacRaild, editor

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Introduction: Locating the English Diaspora: Problems, Perspectives and Approaches

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson and Donald M. MacRaild

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