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Language, locality, and transnational belonging: remitting the everyday practice of cultural integration

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This article explores how ‘ordinary’ German migrants in the United States reflected upon their local integration and transnational belonging with reference to their language practice in the period 1820–1970. The analysis is based on approximately 8,000 letters sent by around 700 German-speaking migrants who wrote, over varying time periods, to family members and friends still living in their places of origin. These letters provide insights into the migrants’ transnational communication networ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/1369183x.2018.1554295

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Author
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0000-0002-1108-6087
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Leverhulme Trust
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RPG-338
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies More from this journal
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
1072-1093
Publication date:
2019-01-15
Acceptance date:
2018-11-15
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EISSN:
1469-9451
ISSN:
1369-183X
Language:
English
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pubs:965430
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uuid:626d8a23-6f24-4330-9c4d-30f84de95483
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965430
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2019-01-20

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