Human Migration

Process of mass migration of people.

Connected Sites

  • Aapravasi Ghat Immigration depot for Indian indentured labourers to work in the sugar plantations of Mauritius, or to be transferred elsewhere
  • Australian Convict Sites
  • Fray Bentos Most workers and residents were immigrants from 60 different countries
  • Goias Goiás is the last remaining example of the occupation of the interior of Brazil (AB ev)
  • Granada Alhambra Decree, ordering the expulsion of all Jews from the Kingdom of Spain
  • Liverpool Port of mass migration for Europeans to USA
  • Lopé-Okanda Evidence of major migration route of Bantu and other peoples
  • Statue of Liberty Statue welcoming arriving immigrants
  • White City of Tel-Aviv "There was a great affinity between the Modern Movement and the local needs of the Jewish settlement in Palestine, whose main purpose was to supply the physical structure of the Jewish homeland as soon as possible, vis-á-vis accelerating waves of immigrations." (AB evaluation)


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