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The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Very large numbers of people began to depart the British Isles for the New Worlds after about 1770. This was a pioneering movement, a rehearsal for modern international migration. This book contends ... More


The Irish case

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with Ireland’s place in the more generic context of the origins of migration from the British Isles. The first crescendo of mass international migration came in the mid-1840s and ... More


British emigration and the Malthus model

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The life of Robert Malthus (1766-1834) spanned the decades in Britain of the rapid transition towards mass international migration. In 1826/7, in his famous explication before the Emigration ... More


The Coming of the Coal Industry

Karida L. Brown

in Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647036
eISBN:
9781469647050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647036.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides historical context for the book and anchors the text in place. Drawing on archival data collected form Kentucky and Alabama-based archives and oral history data collected from ... More


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