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Migration and society in Britain, 1550-1830

Author: Ian D Whyte
Publisher: [Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press], 2000.
Series: Social history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Migration is the most imprecise and difficult of all aspects of pre-industrial population to measure. This book reviews a wide range of aspects of population migration, and their impacts on British  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian D Whyte
ISBN: 0333712447 9780333712443 0333712455 9780333712450 031223175X 9780312231750
OCLC Number: 491057823
Description: 1 vol. (X-198 p.) : cartes. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Significance of Migration in Early-Modern British Society.- Pre-Industrial Migration: Theories, Techniques and Sources.- Mobility and Migration in the Countryside.- Migration to the Towns.- Emigration.- Migration and Industrialization.- References.- Bibliography.- Index.
Series Title: Social history in perspective.
Responsibility: Ian D. Whyte.


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