Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations, 1870-1914 / Edition 1

Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations, 1870-1914 / Edition 1

by Walter Nugent
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253209536

ISBN-13: 9780253209535

Pub. Date: 12/01/1992

Publisher: Indiana University Press

"Nugent’s study, well illustrated and documented... will become a must for courses on migration history." —Dirk Hoerder, International Migration Review

"A brilliant analysis of a critical chapter of migration history." —Ira Glazier, American Historical Review

"Nugent’s work is the ideal—the only—narrative companion to any

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"Nugent’s study, well illustrated and documented... will become a must for courses on migration history." —Dirk Hoerder, International Migration Review

"A brilliant analysis of a critical chapter of migration history." —Ira Glazier, American Historical Review

"Nugent’s work is the ideal—the only—narrative companion to any quantitative analysis of late-nineteenth century population movements in the Atlantic economy." —Journal of Economic History

"In terms of synthesizing existing literature and extending comparisons across boundaries, Nugent offers a shining example for both students and established scholars." —Journal of Interdisciplinary History

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253209535
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Atlantic Region and Its Population
1. What This Book Is About
2. The Atlantic Region in the Late Nineteenth Century
3. Fertility and Mortality
4. Migration: General Patterns and Motives

Part II: The European Donors
Introduction
5. Britain (Englant-Wales and Scotland)
6. Ireland
7. Scandinavia
8. The German Empire
9. Austria-Hungary and Russia, Jews and Poles
10. Italy
11. Spain and Portugal

Part III: The American Receivers
Introduction
12. Argentina
13. Brazil
14. Canada
15. United States of America
16. Modernization, Transition, and Exceptionalism

Notes, List of Works Cited and Consulted, Index

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