With Scarcely a Ripple: Volume 29 (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
440
Utgivningsdatum
1999-06-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
McGill-Queen's University Press
Illustratör/Fotograf
57 maps
Illustrationer
57 maps
Volymtitel
Volume 29
Dimensioner
215 x 146 x 31 mm
Vikt
635 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780773518452
With Scarcely a Ripple: Volume 29 (häftad)

With Scarcely a Ripple: Volume 29

Anglo-Canadian Migration into the United States and Western Canada, 1880-1920

Häftad Engelska, 1999-06-01
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Using a prosopographical approach that combines descriptive exposition, quantitative tabulation, and structural analysis, Randy Widdis determines the geographical and social origins of migrants, the distance and direction of migration corridors, and geographical destinations in both the United States and Canada. The study provides a new view of the invisible Anglo-Canadian, one of the largest and least understood immigrant groups in the United States. Widdis's results show that there were many differences between Anglo-Canadians, and that their experience in the United States was much more complex than is usually assumed. With Scarcely a Ripple not only contributes to our understanding of the dynamics of intra-regional, inter-regional, and return Anglo-Canadian migration but also interprets this movement in terms of the paradox of an emerging Canadian identity and a developing integration with the United States. It offers a historical geographical perspective on a subject that, in this era of free trade and globalization, is more relevant than ever.
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"A very major addition to the historiography on Anglo-Canadian migration and migration within North America generally. Widdis has combed an immense array of sources to excellent effect and has made this a human story. He includes just about all significant aspects of Anglo-Canadian migration west of Quebec." Walter Nugent, Department of History, Notre Dame.

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