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Kynan Gentry

, Culture, and Identity (London 2003), p. 5. This is further elaborated in Kent Fedorowich and Andrew Thompson, ‘Mapping the Contours of the British World: Empire, Migration and Identity’, in Kent Fedorowich and Andrew Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World (Manchester 2013 ), pp. 1

in History, heritage, and colonialism
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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
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British and Irish diasporas: societies, cultures and ideologies
Donald M. MacRaild, Tanja Bueltmann, and J.C.D. Clark

, though not of diaspora, Eric Richards’s Britannia’s Children: Emigration from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales Since 1600 (London, 2004). 4 For further discussion around the framing and terminology of the British World, see Carl Bridge and Kent Fedorowich (eds), The British World: Diaspora, Culture and Identity (London, 2003); and Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World (Manchester, 2013). 5 Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities (London, 1983). 6 Malcolm Gaskill, Between Two Worlds: How the English

in British and Irish diasporas
Population movements during Greece’s ‘decade of war’, 1912–22
Emilia Salvanou

Salonica in the late nineteenth century’, in U. Freitag, M. Fuhrmann, N. Lafi and F. Riedler (eds), The City in the Ottoman Empire: Migration and the Making of Urban Modernity (London: Routledge, 2011), pp. 177–89. 32 Mazower, The Balkans, p. 11. 33 Carnegie Endowment, Report of the International Commission, pp. 106–35, 155–7. 34 Dragostinova, Between Two Motherlands. 35 Kramer, Dynamic of Destruction, p. 139. 36 Fikret Adanir, ‘Non-Muslims in the Ottoman army and the Ottoman defeat in the Balkan War of 1912–1913’, in Ronald G. Suny, Fatma Go çek and Norman Naimark

in Europe on the move
The canadianizing 1920s
Katie Pickles

: Manchester University Press, 1990 ). 4 Constantine, Emigrants and Empire , 4: the Empire Settlement Act of 1922 was ‘an Act to make better provision for furthering British settlement in His Majesty’s Oversea Dominions’. 5 Dane Kennedy, ‘Empire migration in

in Female imperialism and national identity
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The return migration of the Fellowship of the Maple Leaf
Marilyn J. Barber

and lectures. The Maple Leaf teacher scheme enabled educated British women to participate as equals with men in empire migration and empire development. Among FML teacher candidates, women outnumbered men by a ratio of six to one. They were motivated by a call to service, enthusiasm for travel, or simply the desire for better employment. Dorothy Watkins, a teacher on the staff of Portsmouth secondary school, heard the call during Lloyd’s visit to Southsea. 29 Marion Green wrote to Lloyd that ‘I shall always be thankful that

in Emigrant homecomings
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
The discourse of unbridled capitalism in post-war Hong Kong
Mark Hampton

, see Rachel Bright, ‘Asian Migration and the British World’, in Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the British World (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013), pp. 128–49. 42 Edward Szczepanik, The Economic Growth of Hong Kong (Westport

in The cultural construction of the British world
A. James Hammerton

mainly in Romania, Greece and Egypt from the outbreak of war. The expat community she describes was comprised mainly of British Council teachers and administrators. A BBC television series based on the novels was produced in 1987. 15 See K. A, Appiah, Cosmopolitanism: ethics in a world of strangers, New York, Norton, 2006. 16 Mackie, interview and written account. 17 Kerr, written account. For a parallel analysis see S. Constantine, ‘“Dear Grace … love Maidie”: interpreting a migrant’s letters from Australia’, in K. Fedorowich and A. S. Thompson (eds), Empire

in Migrants of the British diaspora since the 1960S
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Writing the history of the ‘International’ Health Service
Julian M. Simpson

be argued that there was an even greater need for their medical expertise in 3 The ‘International’ Health Service3 their countries of origin. The point is that we should recognise that the transnational movement of doctors fundamentally shaped an important dimension of life and death in post-​war Britain. In the following sections of this Introduction, I begin with an outline of how this study builds on current understandings of the histories of the NHS, empire, migration and more specifically medical migration. I then explain the rationale behind my focus on

in Migrant architects of the NHS