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Crossing the 49th parallel : migration from Canada to the United States, 1900-1930

Author: Bruno Ramirez; Yves Otis
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the hundred years ending in 1930, an estimated 2.8 million Canadians moved south of the 49th Parallel and settled in the United States. The human and technical resources they brought made Canadian immigrants integral to the growth of New England, the Great Lakes region, and the west coast. Crossing the 49th Parallel is the first book to encompass that entire, continent-wide population shirt, bringing Canadian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Ramirez; Yves Otis
ISBN: 080143288X 9780801432880
OCLC Number: 45137413
Description: xiv, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Societies in motion in nineteenth-century North America --
The rise of the border --
Emigration from French Canada to the United States --
Emigration from English Canada, 1900-1930 --
The remigration movement from Canada.
Responsibility: Bruno Ramirez with the assistance of Yves Otis.

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