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Migration and Migration History (Version 1.0)

  • Migration has been a constant feature of human history – "homo migrans" has existed ever since "homo sapiens". Moving away from the traditional nation-based dichotomy of emigration – immigration, the less specific term migration allows for many possible trajectories, time spans, directions and destinations. It can be temporary or long-term, voluntary or forced. It can occur in stages or in cycles, and can be mono-directional or more varied. Generally speaking, however, human migration can be defined as crossing the boundary of a political or administrative unit for a certain minimum period.

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Author:Barbara Lüthi
URL:http://docupedia.de/zg/luethi_migration_v1_en_2010
DOI:https://doi.org/10.14765/zzf.dok.2.316.v1
Document Type:Online Publication
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2014/03/21
Date of first Publication:2010/09/28
Release Date:2014/03/21
Tag:Forschungsfelder
Edition:Version 1.0
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte / 903 Wörterbücher, Enzyklopädien
ZZF Chronological-Classification:ohne epochalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Regional-Classification:ohne regionalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Topic-Classification:Migration
Portal:Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte
Licence (German):License LogoClio Lizenz