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Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones (2020)
Book
Evans, N., & McCarthy, A. (Eds.). (2020). Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon, North America and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every parish where settlement occurred. B... Read More about Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones.

The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain (2018)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. (2018). The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain. In J. Craig-Norton, C. Hoffmann, & T. Kushner (Eds.), Migrant Britain, 224 - 234. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315159959-26

The growth of migrant studies since the early 1970s has filled significant lacuna in the historiography of Britain during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The development of transmigrant historiography in the UK has followed a very different p... Read More about The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain.

'New' Jews in Scotland since 1945 (2018)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. J., & McCarthy, A. (2018). 'New' Jews in Scotland since 1945. In T. M. Devine, & A. McCarthy (Eds.), New Scots: Scotland's Immigrant Communities since 1945Edinburgh University Press

The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain (2018)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. J. (2018). The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain. In J. Craig-Norton, C. Hoffman, & T. Kushner (Eds.), Migrant Britain: Histories and Historiographies: Essays in Honour of Colin Holmes (224-234). Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315159959

The growth of migrant studies since the early 1970s has filled significant lacuna in the historiography of Britain during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The development of transmigrant historiography in the UK has followed a very different p... Read More about The development of transmigrant historiography in Britain.

A staging post to America - Jewish migration via Scotland (2018)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. J. (2018). A staging post to America - Jewish migration via Scotland. In K. Collins, A. Newman, & B. Wasserstein (Eds.), Two hundred years of Scottish Jewry, 301-326. Scottish Jewish Archives Centre

Keeping Kosher: Policies deployed by British and German shipping companies to develop the transatlantic Jewish passenger business (2010)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. (2010). Keeping Kosher: Policies deployed by British and German shipping companies to develop the transatlantic Jewish passenger business

This article considers the specific religious and cultural needs of Jewish transoceanic travellers between the period from the introduction of the May Laws in Russia in 1882 to the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. It begins by surveying the... Read More about Keeping Kosher: Policies deployed by British and German shipping companies to develop the transatlantic Jewish passenger business.