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The Battle for the MigrantsIntroduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus$
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Torsten Feys

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781927869000

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001

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The Impact of Steam Shipping on Transatlantic Migration, 1870-1914

The Impact of Steam Shipping on Transatlantic Migration, 1870-1914

(p.67) Part II The Impact of Steam Shipping on Transatlantic Migration, 1870-1914
The Battle for the Migrants

Torsten Feys

Liverpool University Press

This section is a brief introduction to the remainder of the journal, outlining how mass migration became a big business during the transition from sail to steam technology between 1870 and 1914. It also states that records from the Holland-America Line form the majority of the sources for the subsequent chapters.

Keywords:   Twentieth Century Migration, Age of Steam, Age of Sail, Transatlantic Mass Migration

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