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Keeping a low profile : an oral history of German immigration to New Zealand / Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich.

By: Bönisch-Brednich, Brigitte.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 2002Description: 351 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0864734395 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Bönisch-Brednich, Brigitte | Immigrants -- New Zealand -- History | Germans -- New Zealand -- History | New Zealand -- Emigration and immigrationDDC classification: 993.0043z BON
Partial contents:
To leave means to live, 1936-40 : the Refugees -- Emigration from a Germany in ruins, 1948-52 -- For two years or forever? : 1956-66 : young work migrants -- The individualists of the 1970s, or the emigration gap -- The 1980s : search for peace and paradise -- The 1990s : emigration and lifestyle -- What it means to be a foreigner -- Comparing countries : Deutschland versus New Zealand -- Missing, organising, discovering : emigration and materiality -- Gender and migration.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This oral history of German immigration to New Zealand is based on extensive field research, including 102 life history interviews and in-depth study of archival sources and secondary literature. Issues of national and individual identity are also addressed.

"This book is a revised version of Auswandern - destination Neuseeland: eine ethnographische migrationsstudie (Berlin: Mana-Verlag, 2002)"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-351)

PT. 1 : ARRIVALS -- 1. To leave means to live, 1936-40 : the Refugees -- 2. Emigration from a Germany in ruins, 1948-52 -- 3. For two years or forever? : 1956-66 : young work migrants -- 4. The individualists of the 1970s, or the emigration gap -- 5. The 1980s : search for peace and paradise -- 6. The 1990s : emigration and lifestyle -- PT. 2 : THEMES -- 7. What it means to be a foreigner -- 8. Comparing countries : Deutschland versus New Zealand -- 9. Missing, organising, discovering : emigration and materiality -- 10. Gender and migration.

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