Reviews

Author: 
Leslie Page Moch
Reviewer: 
Philippe Rygiel

Rygiel on Moch, 'The Pariahs of Yesterday: Breton Migrants in Paris'


Leslie Page Moch. The Pariahs of Yesterday: Breton Migrants in Paris. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. xii + 255 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5169-6; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5183-2.

Reviewed by Philippe Rygiel (Université Paris 1, Centre d’histoire sociale du XXe siècle)
Published on H-Migration (January, 2015)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Author: 
Mikael Byström, Pär Frohnert, eds.
Reviewer: 
Leslie Page Moch

Page Moch on Byström and Frohnert, 'Reaching a State of Hope: Refugees, Immigrants and the Swedish Welfare State, 1930–2000'


Mikael Byström, Pär Frohnert, eds. Reaching a State of Hope: Refugees, Immigrants and the Swedish Welfare State, 1930–2000. Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2013. 368 pp. $55.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-91-87351-23-5.

Reviewed by Leslie Page Moch (Department of History, Michigan State University)
Published on H-Migration (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Nordic Reflections

Author: 
Katharina Gerund
Reviewer: 
Brian Van Wyck

Van Wyck on Gerund, 'Transatlantic Cultural Exchange: African American Women's Art and Activism in West Germany'


Katharina Gerund. Transatlantic Cultural Exchange: African American Women's Art and Activism in West Germany. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2013. 315 pp. EUR 39.80 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2273-7.

Reviewed by Brian Van Wyck (Michigan State University, Department of History)
Published on H-Migration (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Author: 
Marlou Schrover, Deirdre M. Moloney, eds.
Reviewer: 
Donna R. Gabaccia

Gabaccia on Schrover and Moloney, 'Gender, Migration and Categorisation: Making Distinctions between Migrants in Western Countries, 1945-2010'


Marlou Schrover, Deirdre M. Moloney, eds. Gender, Migration and Categorisation: Making Distinctions between Migrants in Western Countries, 1945-2010. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013. 272 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-90-8964-573-9.

Reviewed by Donna R. Gabaccia (University of Minnesota Department of History)
Published on H-Migration (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Author: 
Ahlrich Meyer Insa Meinen
Reviewer: 
Frank Caestecker

Caestecker on Insa Meinen, 'Verfolgt von Land zu Land. Jüdische Flüchtlinge in Westeuropa 1938-1944'


Ahlrich Meyer Insa Meinen. Verfolgt von Land zu Land. Jüdische Flüchtlinge in Westeuropa 1938-1944. Paderborn: Schoeningh Ferdinand, 2013. 332 pp. EUR 39.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-77564-1.

Reviewed by Frank Caestecker
Published on H-Migration (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Author: 
Tony Kushner
Reviewer: 
Julian S. Tangermann

Tangermann on Kushner, 'The Battle of Britishness: Migrant Journeys, 1685 to the Present'


Tony Kushner. The Battle of Britishness: Migrant Journeys, 1685 to the Present. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. ix + 318 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-6640-5; $34.65 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7190-6641-2.

Reviewed by Julian S. Tangermann (Leiden University Institute for History)
Published on H-Migration (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Saskia Bonjour

Author: 
Vadim Kukushkin
Reviewer: 
Krystyna K. Cap

Cap on Kukushkin, 'From Peasants to Labourers: Ukrainian and Belarusan Immigration from the Russian Empire to Canada'


Vadim Kukushkin. From Peasants to Labourers: Ukrainian and Belarusan Immigration from the Russian Empire to Canada. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007. xvi + 283 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-3267-0.

Reviewed by Krystyna K. Cap (Department of History, The Johns Hopkins University)
Published on H-Migration (April, 2008)

Author: 
Caroline Brettell
Reviewer: 
steve garner

garner on Brettell, 'Anthropology and Migration: Essays on Transnationalism, Ethnicity and Identity'


Caroline Brettell. Anthropology and Migration: Essays on Transnationalism, Ethnicity and Identity. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2003. xxi + 239 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0320-7; $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0319-1.

Reviewed by steve garner (School of Sociology, University of the West of England, Bristol)
Published on H-Migration (November, 2004)

Author: 
Joanne van Selm, Khoti Kamanga, John Morrison, Aninia Nadig, Sanja Spoljar-Vrzina, Loes van Willigen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Franck Duvell

Duvell on van Selm and Kamanga and Morrison and Nadig and Spoljar-Vrzina and Willigen, 'The Refugee Convention at Fifty: A View from Forced Migration Studies'


Joanne van Selm, Khoti Kamanga, John Morrison, Aninia Nadig, Sanja Spoljar-Vrzina, Loes van Willigen, eds. The Refugee Convention at Fifty: A View from Forced Migration Studies. New York and Oxford: Lexington Books, 2003. iv + 252 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0565-8.

Author: 
Charles Papiernik
Reviewer: 
Chana Kotzin

Kotzin on Papiernik, 'Unbroken: From Auschwitz to Buenos Aires'


Charles Papiernik. Unbroken: From Auschwitz to Buenos Aires. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2004. xix + 140 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-3294-3.

Reviewed by Chana Kotzin (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Migration (August, 2004)

Surviving "A Circle of Hell"

Author: 
Mae M. Ngai
Reviewer: 
John Barnhill

Barnhill on Ngai, 'Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America'


Mae M. Ngai. Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-07471-9.

Reviewed by John Barnhill (Independent Scholar, Yukon, Oklahoma)
Published on H-Migration (July, 2004)

Author: 
Kevin R. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Stepanka Korytova-Magstadt

Korytova-Magstadt on Johnson, 'The "Huddled Masses" Myth: Immigration and Civil Rights'


Kevin R. Johnson. The "Huddled Masses" Myth: Immigration and Civil Rights. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004. x + 254 pp. $59.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59213-205-8; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-206-5.

Reviewed by Stepanka Korytova-Magstadt (University of West Bohemia at Pilsen, Czech Republic)
Published on H-Migration (July, 2004)

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