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Hilary M. Carey

created by mass migration; the second section considers the role of colonial missionary societies in promoting religion and imperial loyalty; the third looks at the characteristics of clerical migrants to the Australian colonies of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria as their numbers peaked in the 1880s and 1890s; the final section looks at the development of colonial religious nationalism, typically

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world
The aftermath
Lucy P. Chester

preliminary probes of their determination convincingly, Sikh militants may have taken this inaction as a signal that the British would not act forcefully to stop them if they took matters into their own hands. When the violence came, it prompted mass migration in both directions. Mountbatten’s press secretary, Alan Campbell-Johnson, accompanied the viceroy on a trip taken with Nehru and Patel to view the mass

in Borders and conflict in South Asia
The development of the Indo-Pakistani borderlands
Lucy P. Chester

and separated the region’s inhabitants. The burgeoning field of borderlands studies has only recently begun to deal in detail with Punjab. This chapter builds on recent work in other borderlands, particularly scholarship on Bengal, to describe and analyse the development of the Punjabi boundary and the territory surrounding it. Beginning with the violence and mass migration

in Borders and conflict in South Asia
Daniel Gorman

followed throughout the Commonwealth. While the British Nationality Act did facilitate large-scale colonial emigration to Britain, the Act in fact acknowledged the existence of multiple citizenships within the Commonwealth as opposed to creating a single Commonwealth (imperial) citizenship. The mass migration to Britain of non-white subjects, a process

in Imperial citizenship
Sunil S. Amrith

lands of origin and with their counterparts settled elsewhere. 6 In C. A. Bayly’s view, the study of transnational history is inextricable from the study of diasporas, since they act as conduits of capital, cultural practice, trust and information; diaspora networks have been at least as important as states and official agencies in stimulating mass migration in the modern world. 7 As expansive and ethnically diverse

in Writing imperial histories
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Tamson Pietsch

of feeling, closeness of friendship and access to power. By paying attention to the nature and reach of academic connections, this study shows that the ‘world’ of British academia included the universities of the settler colonies. Thus, although it invokes Carl Bridge and Kent Fedorowich’s concept of a ‘trans-oceanic British world’ that included the colonies ‘set going’ by mass migration from Britain

in Empire of scholars
Aspects of Irish return migration, 1600–1845
Patrick Fitzgerald

Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI). Keyword access allows these letters to be searched on the basis of terms likely to be associated with return migration. 15 On the patterns of servant and paying passenger migration see M.S. Wokeck, Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America (University Park PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999). On the evolution and implications of the ‘Ulster custom’ see M.W. Dowling, Tenant Right and Agrarian Society in Ulster

in Emigrant homecomings
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Chartering English colonies on the American mainland in the seventeenth century
Christopher Tomlins

from the collision of different English legal cultures brought by migration into unavoidable proximity, legal cultures expressed on the one hand in the structures of authoritative socio-legal order planned by colonizing projectors, and on the other implicit in the massed migrations of actual settlers. Persistent variety, not a singular developmental logic, is the distinguishing characteristic

in Law, history, colonialism
Stuart Ward

National Identity (New York, 1972). 84 Curran and Ward, The Unknown Nation, p. 18. 85 This post-colonial context includes the United States, where the earliest appearance of the term (in Erikson’s wake) referred to the dislocations of mass migration

in Writing imperial histories
The southern African settler diaspora after decolonisation
Jean Smith

decolonisation and the serial migrations spurred by the end of empire. Although there was nothing like the mass migration from Algeria, Mozambique and Angola at independence, many left Rhodesia in the 1970s and 1980s, often going to South Africa and other destinations including the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States in the 1980s and 1990s. Such multiple migrations, combined

in Cultures of decolonisation