From Alba to Aotearoa: Profiling New Zealand's Scots by Rebecca Lenihan

By Rebecca Lenihan

Scots made up approximately 20 percentage of the immigrant inhabitants of recent Zealand to 1920, but until eventually the earlier few years the precise origins of recent Zealand's Scots migrants have remained blurred. From Alba to Aotearoa establishes for the 1st time key features of the Scottish migrants arriving among 1840 and 1920, addressing 5 center questions: From the place in Scotland did they arrive? Who got here? whilst? In what numbers? and the place did they settle? additionally, this significant learn addresses, via statistical research, problems with inner migration inside Scotland, person and generational occupational mobility, migration between Shetland migrants, and go back migration.

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