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Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum United States, 1840-1860



Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum United States, 1840-1860
Joseph P. Ferrie

Oxford University Press, 1999
Cloth: $49.95
246 pages
ISBN: 0-19-510934-1

Table of Contents:

    1. Immigrants in the Antebellum U.S., 1840-60

    2. The Data: Two New Samples

    3. The Context of Antebellum Immigration

    4. The Geographical Mobility of Immigrants after Their Arrival at New York

    5. Occupational Change at Arrival

    6. Wealth Accumulation, 1840-60

    7. Economic Mobility and Geographic Persistence, 1840-60

    8. The Impact of Immigration on Natives, 1850-60


 
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