Britain, migration, c.1800 to present
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Panayi, P. 2013. Britain, migration, c.1800 to present. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
The movement of peoples from other parts of the world has played a central role in the evolution of modern Britain, predating the Romans but subsequently also including Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans in particular. In the medieval and early modern period smaller groups also made their way to the country: Irish, Jews, Roma (Gypsies), black slaves, and refugees from religious upheaval during the Reformation.
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