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A short history of migration

Author: Massimo Livi Bacci; Carl Ipsen
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2012.
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A succinct and masterly overview of the history of migration, from the earliest movements of human beings out of Africa into Asia and Europe to the present day. Separate chapters deal with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Livi Bacci; Carl Ipsen
ISBN: 9780745661865 0745661866 0745661874 9780745661872
OCLC Number: 805013959
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: "First published in Italian as In cammino, Societa editrice Il Mulino, Bologna, 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 157 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Waves of progress and gradual migration --
Selection and reproduction : the settler effect --
Organized migrations --
Three centuries : 1500-1800 --
A quickening pace : 1800-1913 --
The last century : the trend reverses, 1914-2010 --
Three globalizations, migration, and the rise of America --
A tumultuous present and an uncertain future : 2010-2050 --
On the move, in an orderly fashion.
Other Titles: In cammino.
Responsibility: Massimo Livi-Bacci ; translated by Carl Ipsen.

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"This elegantly written book develops a compelling argument about the role of migrations in the history of mankind. An eminent historical demographer, Livi-Bacci is able to bring the demographic Read more...

 
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