Atlantic Migrations

ab 24,90 

Sabine Heerwart, Claudia Schnurmann (Eds.)

Regions and Movements in Germany and North America/USA during the 18th and 19th Century

ISBN 978-3-8258-9862-5
Band-Nr. 3
Jahr 2007
Seiten 272
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Atlantic Cultural Studies

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-9862-5 Kategorien: ,


Transatlantic migrations during the 18th and 19th centuries were not
one-way processes but a heterogeneous phenomenon that left its marks on
both sides of the ocean. In this publication US-American, German, and
Irish historians discuss various aspects of these movements – push & pull
factors, the impact on the chosen regions in the so-called New World and
the consequences of emigration on the left regions in German territories.
Besides the changes involved most contributions point out continuities to
tear away the artificial barriers between the early modern and late modern

Dr. Claudia Schnurmann ist Professorin für nordamerikanische, atlantische und
karibische Geschichte der Neuzeit am Historischen Seminar der Universität Hamburg.