skip to content
Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860

Author: Joseph P Ferrie
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The first great wave of European migration to the United States before the Civil War transformed both the migrants themselves and the country they entered. The extent of this transformation has been difficult to gauge without information on migrants before and after their departure from Europe. Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum U.S. 1840-1860 provides the first detailed look at how these immigrants were  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph P Ferrie
ISBN: 0195109341 9780195109344
OCLC Number: 36800617
Description: xii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Immigrant origins and the "saltwater curtain" --
The data: two new samples --
The context of antebellum immigration --
The geographic mobility of immigrants after their arrival at New York --
Occupational change at arrival --
Wealth accumulation, 1840-1860 --
Economic mobility and geographic persistence, 1850-1860 --
The impact of immigration on natives, 1850-1860.
Series Title: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Responsibility: Joseph P. Ferrie.
More information:

Abstract:

This book describes and explains the changes in location, occupation, and wealth of immigrants arriving in the first great wave of 19th century migration to the United States.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Fortunately for the lay reader, Ferrie provides useful, accessible introductions and conclusions to each of his chapters which make it possible for those unfamiliar with statistical analysis to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36800617> # Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "36800617" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/immigratie> ; # Immigratie
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/304.84073/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/967712> ; # Immigrants
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/duitsers> ; # Duitsers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/ieren> ; # Ieren
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/immigres_etats_unis_19e_siecle> ; # Immigrés--États-Unis--19e siècle
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/britten> ; # Britten
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/908690> ; # Emigration and immigration
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008123068> ; # Immigrants--United States--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Place/etats_unis> ; # États-Unis
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800-1899
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/einwanderung> ; # Einwanderung
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/38027314> ; # Joseph P. Ferrie
    schema:datePublished "1999" ;
    schema:description "Immigrant origins and the "saltwater curtain" -- The data: two new samples -- The context of antebellum immigration -- The geographic mobility of immigrants after their arrival at New York -- Occupational change at arrival -- Wealth accumulation, 1840-1860 -- Economic mobility and geographic persistence, 1850-1860 -- The impact of immigration on natives, 1850-1860."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/806919487> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Series/nber_series_on_long_term_factors_in_economic_development> ; # NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
    schema:name "Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860"@en ;
    schema:productID "36800617" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36800617#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_1999> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36800617#Review/-2098290759> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0605/97016780-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195109344> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9962384> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36800617> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Series/nber_series_on_long_term_factors_in_economic_development> # NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36800617> ; # Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860
    schema:name "NBER series on long-term factors in economic development." ;
    schema:name "NBER series on long-term factors in economic development" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/806919487#Topic/immigres_etats_unis_19e_siecle> # Immigrés--États-Unis--19e siècle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immigrés--États-Unis--19e siècle"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008123068> # Immigrants--United States--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immigrants--United States--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/908690> # Emigration and immigration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Emigration and immigration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/967712> # Immigrants
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immigrants"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/38027314> # Joseph P. Ferrie
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ferrie" ;
    schema:givenName "Joseph P." ;
    schema:name "Joseph P. Ferrie" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195109344>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0195109341" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195109344" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36800617#Review/-2098290759>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36800617> ; # Yankeys now : immigrants in the antebellum United States, 1840-1860
    schema:reviewBody ""The first great wave of European migration to the United States before the Civil War transformed both the migrants themselves and the country they entered. The extent of this transformation has been difficult to gauge without information on migrants before and after their departure from Europe. Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum U.S. 1840-1860 provides the first detailed look at how these immigrants were changed by their relocation and how the American economy responded to their arrival." "Taken as a whole, Ferrie's findings demonstrate the American economy's ability to absorb additions to its workforce while also illustrating the range of opportunities available to nineteenth-century migrants drawn to the United States."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.