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Migration, Mobility and Modernization
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Migration, Mobility and Modernization

David Siddle

Abstract

For almost a hundred years, the academic study of migration concentrated on evolving standardised models of migration behaviour based on data from censuses or the registration of births, marriages and deaths. More recently, it has been realised that such models fail to take into account the decision-making behind migration and that better understanding will come from study of the behaviour of individuals as well as aggregate numbers. In this book the imaginative use of alternative sources – for example, apprentice books, guild and craft records, legal and court documents, diaries and biographi ... More

Keywords: migration, registration of births, apprentice books, craft records, court documents, diaries, biographies, circulatory behaviour, census, post-famine Ireland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780853238836
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313578

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Siddle, editor