Australia, Migration and Empire

  • Philip Payton
  • Andrekos VarnavaEmail author
Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)


In this chapter, Philip Payton and Andrekos Varanava provide an introduction to the volume, illuminating its principal themes and introducing the several contributory chapters. It takes Australia as a case study to examine the complexity and diversity of the British Empire’s global immigration/emigration story, ranging across ethnicity, class, gender, indigenous–settler relations, and other considerations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Humanities, Arts and Social ScienceFlinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Emeritus Professor of Cornish and Australian StudiesUniversity of ExeterExeterUK
  3. 3.Honorary Professor of HistoryDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK

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