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The politics of Empire settlement, 1900–1922
Keith Williams

, wandering out of the Empire . . .’ 11 -and migration within the boundaries of the Empire. The loaded semantic distinction between ‘Empire settlement’, ‘oversea settlement’, ‘Empire migration’, all acceptable terms, and ‘emigration’ which was ‘by many people regarded almost as synonymous with exile’ 12 was regularly underlined. As Leo Amery, the leading political spokesman of the Empire settlement movement

in Emigrants and empire
Kent Fedorowich

officials and assert their authority, the new leadership eagerly launched itself into its responsibilities convinced ‘that we must in time give it a new “orientation” ‘. 44 The distinguishing feature of the Milner-Amery partnership was that they possessed a clear set of imperial objectives. 45 Leading the list of priorities was an aggressive Empire migration policy. The task of assisting ex-servicemen was a

in Emigrants and empire
Kent Fedorowich

colonial development and social relief. By 1914 the arguments for soldier settlement on the grounds of imperial defence and of empire development had reached a level of equality. Moreover, the linkage of soldier settlement with imperial development allowed empire migration enthusiasts the opportunity to use soldier settlement as a vehicle for the formulation of a more ambitious post-World War I migration

in Unfit for heroes
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The sounds of liberty
Kate Bowan and Paul A. Pickering

from Fiction’, Times Higher Education Supplement (12 July 2002), available at www.timeshighereducation.com/170348.article (accessed 24 March 2016). 39 Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013), p. 2

in Sounds of liberty
Marjory Harper

threat as a result of restrictive immigration policies in the United States and, to a lesser extent, Australia. 30 By 1929 W. A. Carrothers was sounding a more pessimistic note from a British standpoint. In a book that relied mainly on official sources to examine more than a century of emigration, he confirmed the positive importance of assisted empire migration but bemoaned the failure of the ESA to achieve its potential in an era of increasing economic dislocation, falling birth rates and social welfare schemes that

in Emigration from Scotland between the wars
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John M. MacKenzie

.D thesis, University of London, 1985; Brian L. Blakeley, ‘The Society for the Overseas Settlement of British Women and the problems of Empire settlement, 1917–36’, Albion , 20 (1988), pp 421–44: Dane Kennedy, ‘Empire migration in post-war reconstruction: the role of the Overseas Settlement Committee, 1919–22’, Albion , 20 (1988), pp. 403–19; Marjory Harpur

in Imperialism and the natural world
Daughters of the Empire, mothers in their own homes, 1929–45
Katie Pickles

Annual Report, 32. 2 NAC MG28 I 17 12,1, 6, 1930 National Meeting Minutes. 3 Ibid . 4 Dane Kennedy, ‘Empire migration in post-war reconstruction: the role of the Oversea

in Female imperialism and national identity
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Britishness, empire, and Hong Kong
Mark Hampton

), Rediscovering the British World (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2005); Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013); Barry Crosbie and Mark Hampton (eds), The Cultural Construction of the British World (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016

in Hong Kong and British culture, 1945–97
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An introduction
David Lambert and Peter Merriman

. Thompson , ‘ Introduction ’, in A. Thompson (ed.), Writing Imperial Histories ( Manchester : Manchester University Press , 2014 ), p. 10 . See also K. Fedorowich and A. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World ( Manchester : Manchester University Press , 2013 ). 12 J. Belich , Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Anglo-World, 1783–1939 ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 ); M. Ruiz (ed.), International Migrations in the Victorian Era ( Leiden : Brill , 2018 ); C. L

in Empire and mobility in the long nineteenth century
Children’s popular literature and the demise of empire
Kathryn Castle

young people, and put to the service of traditional values. 16 Stories of empire migration evinced a greater tendency to emphasise the material benefits to the characters. While this might involve benefits to the wider British economy, or bolster the fortunes of economically undeveloped regions, the stories usually stressed the gains for individuals or their families. The British who emigrated to

in British culture and the end of empire