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Emigration from Europe 1815-1930 (New Studies in Economic and Social History)

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Why did sixty million people leave Europe for overseas destinations between 1815 and 1930? What were the social and economic causes and effects of this mass migration? Why did some people emigrate and not others, and why did so many emigrants return to Europe? This short, comprehensive survey answers these and other questions regarding emigration from different parts of Europe. Written specifically for undergraduate students, it reviews the current literature in several European languages, summarizes both economic and demographic theories, and analyzes the relation between economic change in Europe and the emigration rate.

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A short comprehensive survey for students of the causes and the social and economic effects of emigration from Europe between 1815 and 1930.

Synopsis:

Why did sixty million people leave Europe for overseas destinations between 1815 and 1930? What were the social and economic causes and effects of this mass migration? Why did some people emigrate and not others, and why did so many emigrants return to Europe? This short, comprehensive survey answers these and other questions regarding emigration from different parts of Europe. Written specifically for undergraduate students, it reviews the current literature in several European languages, summarizes both economic and demographic theories, and analyzes the relation between economic change in Europe and the emigration rate.

Table of Contents

1. Problems in the history of European emigration; 2. Sources of historical information; 3. Emigration and economic change in Europe; 4. Emigration regions; 5. Return migration; 6. Did emigration change in character? 7. Assisted emigration; 8. Emigration and urban growth; 9. The economic effects of immigration; 10. The family and assimilation; 11. The end of mass emigration; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521552707
Editor:
Baines, Dudley
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Kirby, Maurice
Author:
Kirby, Maurice
Author:
Baines, Dudley
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Europe Emigration and immigration History.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Description:
Cambridge Univ
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.74x5.56x.43 in. .47 lbs.

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Business » History and Biographies
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"Synopsis" by , A short comprehensive survey for students of the causes and the social and economic effects of emigration from Europe between 1815 and 1930.
"Synopsis" by , Why did sixty million people leave Europe for overseas destinations between 1815 and 1930? What were the social and economic causes and effects of this mass migration? Why did some people emigrate and not others, and why did so many emigrants return to Europe? This short, comprehensive survey answers these and other questions regarding emigration from different parts of Europe. Written specifically for undergraduate students, it reviews the current literature in several European languages, summarizes both economic and demographic theories, and analyzes the relation between economic change in Europe and the emigration rate.
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