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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). 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 1945. Edinburgh 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). 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

The making of a mosaic: Migration and the port-city of Kingston upon Hull (2017)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. (2017). The making of a mosaic: Migration and the port-city of Kingston upon Hull. In D. J. Starkey, D. Atkinson, B. McDonagh, S. McKeon, & E. Salter (Eds.), Hull: Culture, History, Place (145-177). Liverpool University Press

First paragraph: When the results of the 2011 UK Census were made public in 2013 the BBC’s Six O’Clock News ran a live television broadcast from the city to herald a remarkable transformation – Hull was now home to a migrant population of 12,000 Eur... Read More about The making of a mosaic: Migration and the port-city of Kingston upon Hull.

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.

Commerce, State, and Anti-Alienism: Balancing Britain’s Interests in the Late-Victorian Period (2009)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. J. (2009). Commerce, State, and Anti-Alienism: Balancing Britain’s Interests in the Late-Victorian Period. In E. Bar-Yosef, & N. Valman (Eds.), 'The Jew’ in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Culture: Between the East End and East Africa (80-97). Palgrave. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230594371_5

At the end of the nineteenth century, Britain governed one-quarter of the globe; her merchant and naval fleets ruled the waves. Yet despite being the most powerful industrial nation on earth, Britain panicked in the last decades of the Victorian era,... Read More about Commerce, State, and Anti-Alienism: Balancing Britain’s Interests in the Late-Victorian Period.

The Role of Foreign-born Agents in the Development of Mass Migrant Travel through Britain, 1851-1924 (2007)
Book Chapter
Evans, N. J. (2007). The Role of Foreign-born Agents in the Development of Mass Migrant Travel through Britain, 1851-1924. In T. Feys, L. R. Fischer, S. Hoste, & S. Vanfraechem (Eds.), Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks (49–62). Liverpool University Press. https://doi.org/10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0004

This chapter examines how Britain profited from the foreign component of the passenger trade through the employment of foreign-born agents in the development of British business ventures. It considers the role of commercial agents, translators, and l... Read More about The Role of Foreign-born Agents in the Development of Mass Migrant Travel through Britain, 1851-1924.

Socio-economic dislocation and inter-war emigration to Canada and the United States: A Scottish snapshot (2006)
Journal Article
Harper, M., & Evans, N. J. (2006). Socio-economic dislocation and inter-war emigration to Canada and the United States: A Scottish snapshot. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 34(4), 529-552. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086530600991456

During the 1920s emigration from Scotland exceeded the natural growth of population. Yet relatively little attention has been paid to the mechanisms of relocation, the regional and occupational origins and destinations of the emigrants or their demog... Read More about Socio-economic dislocation and inter-war emigration to Canada and the United States: A Scottish snapshot.

Latter-Day Saint Scandinavian migration through Hull, England, 1852-1894 (2002)
Journal Article
Woods, F. E., & Evans, N. (2002). Latter-Day Saint Scandinavian migration through Hull, England, 1852-1894. BYU Studies, 41(4), 75-102

Nearly one hundred thousand Latter-day Saints made the journey across the Atlantic during the nineteenth century. Both contemporary commentators and Mormon historians alike have described these ocean crossings extensively. Yet the journey from Liverp... Read More about Latter-Day Saint Scandinavian migration through Hull, England, 1852-1894.