This title, first published in 1989, explores the population change in America during the 1800s by closely examining frontier settlement, urbanisation, and depopulation and emigration from rural areas of the north-eastern United States. Population Persistence and Migration in Rural New York, 1855-1860 will be of interest to students of history and human geography.
Acknowledgements; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1. Introduction 2. Migration in Nineteenth Century America 3. Methods and Materials of Study 4. Migration Differentials 5. Destinations and Differentials 6. Conclusions; Appendixes; Bibliography
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 1990, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the rural history and provide an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine social change in rural communities approaching the industrial revolution, whilst also providing an overview of the history of rural populations in England, France, Germany, Mexico and the United States. This set will be of particular interest to students of history, business and economics.