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qNugent's study, well illustrated and documented... will become a must for courses on migration history.q a€”Dirk Hoerder, International Migration Review qA brilliant analysis of a critical chapter of migration history.q a€”Ira Glazier, American Historical Review qNugent's work is the ideala€”the onlya€”narrative companion to any quantitative analysis of late-nineteenth century population movements in the Atlantic economy.q a€”Journal of Economic History qIn terms of synthesizing existing literature and extending comparisons across boundaries, Nugent offers a shining example for both students and established scholars.q a€”Journal of Interdisciplinary Historymisplaced, aquot; because the fertility of immigrants as well as their children was well below that of the native-born. ... Frederick Jackson Turner reinforced this perception in his persuasive essay of 1893, which argued that the family-farm frontier hadanbsp;...

Author:Walter T. K. Nugent
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1995


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