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Title A History of Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763-1912
Author Johnson, Stanley Currie (b.1878)
Date 1913
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: E.P. Dutton and Co.; London: G. Routledge & Sons, Ltd.
Reference G450.J69.H913
BIB ID 93260
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Charts the history of migration from the United Kingdom to the United States, from 1763 to 1912. The author provides an overview of the period, before exploring various aspects of migration, such as the causes, unassisted and assisted emigration, modes of transport, legal restrictions, the emigration of women and children, the economic and social value of migration, and the problems of emigration.
Series Description Studies in economics and political science ; no. 34.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) United States of America; Canada; New Zealand; Australia
Places Nova Scotia, Ontario, Canada; Ireland; Scotland; Liverpool, England; New York City, United States
Ports Liverpool, England; New York City, United States
Nationality English; Scottish; Welsh; Irish
Keywords emigration, immigration, push factors, pull factors, law, shipping, colony, women, children, economics, demographics, statistics, assisted emigration, homestead, benevolent society
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society