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Trade in strangers : the beginnings of mass migration to North America

Author: Marianne Sophia Wokeck
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of German and Irish migration to America in the eighteenth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wokeck, Marianne Sophia.
Trade in strangers.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607208244
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Sophia Wokeck
ISBN: 0271018321 9780271018324 0271018348 9780271018348 027101833X 9780271018331
OCLC Number: 39478136
Description: xxx, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A New Form of Transatlantic Migration --
German Long-Distance Migration --
The Flow and Composition of German Immigration to the American Colonies --
The Trade in Migrants --
The Ordeal of Relocation --
Irish Immigration to the Delaware Valley --
Conclusion: A Model for the Modern Era --
German Immigrant Voyages, 1683-1775.
Responsibility: Marianne Wokeck.
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The story of German and Irish migration to America during the 18th century. Wokeck shows how first the German system of immigration, and then the Irish, evolved from earlier, haphazard forms into  Read more...

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