Emigrants - Why the English Sailed to the New World - A Talk by

Emigrants - Why the English Sailed to the New World - A Talk by

Historian James Evans discusses some fascinating individual stories and the variety of reasons for the astonishing migration of English men, women and children to North America during the 17th Century - a movement which has had such a defining impact upon the modern world.

James Evans is a historian

and television producer. He wrote a doctorate at Oxford University, and his thesis on the national question in the new state of Yugoslavia after World War I was published as a book in 2005. He has worked since producing historical documentaries for well-known names like Niall Ferguson, David Starkey and Michael Wood, as well as helping to write some of the accompanying books.

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London Bridge, SE1 9DA
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19 July , Thursday 19:00

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