Migration in European History

Migration in European History

Editor(s): Klaus J. Bade

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631189398

Online ISBN: 9780470754658

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754658

About this Book

Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, migration has become a major cause for concern in many European countries, but migrations to, from and within Europe are nothing new, as Klaus Bade reminds us in this timely history.


  • A history of migration to, from and within Europe over a range of eras, countries and migration types.
  • Examines the driving forces and currents of migration, their effects on the cultures of both migrants and host populations, including migration policies.
  • Focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly the period from the Second World War to the present.
  • Illuminates concerns about migration in Europe today.
  • Acts as a corrective to the alarmist reactions of host populations in twenty-first century Europe.

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