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Migration in World History (Themes in World History)

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maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean · use of horses and boats, with focus on migratory groups such as Germans, Vikings, Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Arawaks and Caribs, Nilotes, Polynesians and Bantu · the increasing impact of maritime and overland migrations on areas of life such as religion and family between 1400-1700 · the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700-1900 the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas

Synopsis:

This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas.

Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers:

* earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens

* the rise and spread of major language groups

* examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE

* trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean

* the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900

* the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415311489
Other:
Manning, Patrick
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Manning, Patrick
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Human beings
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Population geography
Subject:
World History-General
Series:
Themes in World History
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
193
Dimensions:
9.36x6.42x.85 in. 1.00 lbs.

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Migration in World History (Themes in World History)
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Product details 193 pages Routledge - English 9780415311489 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas.

Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers:

* earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens

* the rise and spread of major language groups

* examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE

* trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean

* the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900

* the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas.

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