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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874.
New York : Gates & Stedman, 1845
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jules Michelet; Edgar Quinet; C Edwards Lester
|Description:||v, 225 p. ; 19 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction Part 1: German Immigration to America, 1709-1835 A. The Migrion Experience: Magnitudes, Causes, Conveyances and Conditions 2. The Flow of Immigration, 1727-1835 3. The Transatlantic Shipping Market 4. Morbidity and Mortality on the North Atlantic Passage B. Immigrant Characteristics and Human Capital 5. Age, Occupation, and Family Composition 6. Literacy, Longitudinal Patterns and Market Forces 7. The Age Structure of German Immigration Literacy 8. Educational Choice in the Era before Free Public Schooling Part 2: German Immigrant Servitude in America, 1745-1835 A. Patterns of Servitude Among the Immigrants 9. The Incidence of Servitude in Transatlantic Migration, 1771-1804 10. Servant auction Records, 1745-1831 - the Proportion of Females among the Servants 11. The Occupational and Geographical Distribution of Immigrant Servant Labor in the Delaware Valley B. The Market for German Immigrant Servants 12. Determining the Method of Entering Servitude and Modeling its Performance 13. Servant Contract Choice and Shipper Profits 14. The Auction of German Immigrant Servants in Philadelphia, 1771-1804 15. Debt Shifting within German Immigrant Families C. The End of German Immigrat Servitude in America, 1784-1835 16. Processing German Servants at the Port of Philadelphia, 1817-1831: The Documents 17. The Disappearance of Organized Immigrant Servant Markets in the Explanations Re-Examined 18. The Collapse of the German Immigrant Servant Market: Timing and Causes Part 3: Epilogue: German Immigration to the U.S. 1820-1920 - From Founding Migration to Mass Migration 19. German Immigration to the U.S., 1820-1920: Magnitudes, Patterns, and Relative Shares 20. German Immigrants in the Mass Migration Era|
|Responsibility:||translated from the French of MM. Michelet and Quinet , edited by C. Edwards Lester.|