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Title Immigration: A World Movement and its American Significance
Author Fairchild, Henry Pratt (1880-1956)
Date 1918
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: Macmillan Co.
Reference G450.F165.I918
BIB ID 88901
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Takes a wide approach in looking at the history of immigration to the United States. The author charts this history beginning with the colonial period and up to the late 19th century. The author goes on to examine the subject from many angles, including: the causes of immigration, the conditions of the journey, life on arrival, living conditions for immigrants in the United States, and the exploitation of immigrants.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Journey Conditions; Journey Conditions; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Austria; Hungary; Germany; Italy; Russia; Finland; Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places United States of America
Ports New York City, New York, United States
Nationality Austrian; Hungarian; German; Italian; Russian; Finnish; English; Irish
Keywords emigration, immigration, colony, push factors, pull factors, living conditions, shipping, poverty, exploitation, religion, crime, health and sickness, demographics
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