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The other seashore. Migrations to the South of the Mediterranean


Since the beginning of the French occupation of Algeria, by the middle of the nineteenth century, a large number of people from Spain, Italy and Malta, fleeing from poverty and hunger or as a result of political and social instability, headed the North African country in search of a better life. The melting-pot created in French Algeria due to the coexistence and interaction of different cultural realities, gave rise to a new sense of belonging within the community of European origin.

The full paper is available in Spanish

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PhD student at University of Girona.

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