David Price new book ‘Welcome to Sheffield: a Migration History’, tells the story of migrants and refugees who had made their way to Sheffield over the years, particularly in recent times. The case of the Chilean exile is also examined in this thoroughly researched text.

A must read. It is a well researched and well-documented book which provides a detailed perspective on the impact of migration in the shaping of Sheffield.

Price: £12.00 + pp £2.75

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“It is an informative and invaluable overview of Sheffield’s international population and shows how people from all over the world have contributed significantly to the social an economic development of the City” The Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal, National President of City of Sanctuary

“This book provides a valuable insight into the journey we’ve travelled and the rich cultural mix that is Sheffield today” Paul Blomfield MP for Sheffield Central

“Engaging, thorough and extremely well researched” Matthew Carr, founder of ‘One day without Us”

“An absorbing account of the new arrivals into Sheffield life” Pedro Fuentes, Chair, Sheffield Chilean Community Association.

“… It is a snapshot but the focus is sharp. It testifies to the voluntary sector’s role in prodding the local government to live up to Sheffield’s healthy reputation for running counter to what central government thinks best”. Clyde Binfield, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Sheffield.

“A comprehensible and enlightening survey of a complex and very contemporary urban situation: the multi-cultural, multi-ethnical, and multi-language reality which is Sheffield today” Mike Reynolds, Chair of Trustees, City of Sanctuary Sheffield.