Deniz Göktürk, Dirk Hoerder, Annika Orich, Sakine Yildiz
with contributions by Fabian Fechner and Christof Muigg

Editors’ Introduction

This thematic module of German History Intersections begins around 1500 and continues to the present day with an open end, because migrations do not end. The characteristics of migrations have changed over the centuries, and our selection of sources reflects both the various reasons and conditions for migration and the different social and political reactions to it over a period covering more than 500 years of German history. Our module pays special attention to the diverse experiences of migrants and their cultural expressions.

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