Migration to New Worlds

Primary source database of emigration experience of millions across 200 years of history

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Unique primary source material recounting personal experiences of 350 years of migration from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia. Explore both personal stories of migrant through travel journal, diaries and oral history alongside government papers, shipping papers and more to provide a context to government legislation, commercial interest and living conditions for migrants

Useful if you study

  • Geography
  • Social Anthropology
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Politics

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