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Voyagers to the West A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Saloutos Prize of the Immigration History Society Bailyn's Pulitzer Prize winning book uses an emigration roster that lists every perso. This is really great for what it is What I mean is Bailyn does this job impeccably It is just the most targeted data driven study here is the data we have here are the conclusions I'm drawing The data he is using comes from the records of migrants from the British Isles to the American colonies right before the revolution The migration Bailyn concludes was actually a dual process Young male laborers who were already mobile around England looking for work were indenturing themselves and heading to Maryland Pennsylvania and Virginia Families looking to improve their situations were simultaneously migrating from Scotland and the north of England to places like New York North Carolina and Nova Scotia These family units tended not to be destitute starving masses and neither were the laborers really The truth was that wages were high and rents low in the colonies so moving from the London labor market to New York was smart And there was a huge land speculation boom going on that was drawing family units Anyway there is a lot of fascinating stuff here You could criticize it for a small sample size I guess but I thought it was really worthwhile Nouvelle Histoire de la France contemporaine, tome 9 : De la fête impériale au mur des fédérés, 1852-1871 of the Pulitzer Prize and the Saloutos Prize Un souvenir de Solférino (Éd.1862) of the Immigration History Society Bailyn's Pulitzer Prize winning book uses an emigration roster that lists every perso. This is really great for what it is What I mean is Bailyn does this job impeccably It is just the most targeted data driven study here is the data we have here are the conclusions I'm drawing The data he is using comes from the records Le champ de luzerne of migrants from the British Isles to the American colonies right before the revolution The migration Bailyn concludes was actually a dual process Young male laborers who were already mobile around England looking for work were indenturing themselves and heading to Maryland Pennsylvania and Virginia Families looking to improve their situations were simultaneously migrating from Scotland and the north Le Triomphe de la République - 1871-1914 of England to places like New York North Carolina and Nova Scotia These family units tended not to be destitute starving masses and neither were the laborers really The truth was that wages were high and rents low in the colonies so moving from the London labor market to New York was smart And there was a huge land speculation boom going La République radicale (1898-1914) on that was drawing family units Anyway there is a lot Caulaincourt : Diplomate de Napoléon of fascinating stuff here You could criticize it for a small sample size I guess but I thought it was really worthwhile

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N officially known to have left Britain for America from December 1773 to March 1776 to reconstruct the lives and motives of those who emigrated to the New World Voyagers t. This book was a challenge to read The first two hundred and fifty pages are as dull as any social science you're likely to read and the last hundred and fifty pages lack anything like a conclusion or summary chapter None the less you have to give credit where credit is due and acknowledge the majesty of this work Bailyn in exhausting detail uses records maintained by the British crown between 1774 1776 to document the who what where and why's of British migration to the colonies in the years immedietaely proceeding the revolution His main thesis can be summarized by stating that there were in fact two parallel migrations The first was of unattached single men from the area around London to the middle states of Maryland and North Carolina The second migration was of families from the british midlands and Scotland These migrants used Pennsylvennia and New York as a jumping off point for their population of the back country Baiyln backs up the thesis with tons of charts graphs and maps This was a much heavier read then I expected Le champ de luzerne officially known to have left Britain for America from December 1773 to March 1776 to reconstruct the lives and motives Le Triomphe de la République - 1871-1914 of those who emigrated to the New World Voyagers t. This book was a challenge to read The first two hundred and fifty pages are as dull as any social science you're likely to read and the last hundred and fifty pages lack anything like a conclusion La République radicale (1898-1914) or summary chapter None the less you have to give credit where credit is due and acknowledge the majesty Caulaincourt : Diplomate de Napoléon of this work Bailyn in exhausting detail uses records maintained by the British crown between 1774 1776 to document the who what where and why's Le colonel Mayer - De l'affaire Dreyfus à de Gaulle of British migration to the colonies in the years immedietaely proceeding the revolution His main thesis can be summarized by stating that there were in fact two parallel migrations The first was Les Français sous le Second Empire of unattached single men from the area around London to the middle states Souvenirs : 1859-1871 of Maryland and North Carolina The second migration was 1812 : La campagne tragique de Napoléon en Russie of families from the british midlands and Scotland These migrants used Pennsylvennia and New York as a jumping Les Trois Cents Jours de Napoléon à l'île d'Elbe off point for their population Joséphine : vie de l'impératrice of the back country Baiyln backs up the thesis with tons Mémoires inédits: Les Cahiers Rouges of charts graphs and maps This was a much heavier read then I expected

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O the West is a superb book It should be eually admired by and eually attractive to the general reader as to the professional historian RC Simmons Journal of American Studi. Very interesting and informative