Migration and urbanization in the Ruhr Valley, 1821-1914 /

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Author / Creator:Jackson, James Harvey.
Imprint:Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Humanities Press, 1997.
Description:xix, 452 p. : ill., maps ;24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Studies in Central European histories
Subject:Rural-urban migration -- Germany -- Ruhr Valley (Region)
Urbanization -- Germany -- Ruhr Valley (Region)
Migration, Internal -- Germany -- Ruhr Valley (Region)
Economic history.
Migration, Internal.
Rural-urban migration.
Urbanization.
Ruhr Valley (Germany : Region) -- Economic conditions.
Germany -- Ruhr River Valley.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2742786
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ISBN:0391040332 (cloth)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-444) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Migration and Urbanization in Nineteenth-Century Germany
  • 2. Duisburg Before Industrialization
  • 3. Duisburg in the Era of Heavy Industry
  • 4. Duisburg's Mobile Masses in the Industrial Age
  • 5. Myths of Marginality and Structures of Stability
  • 6. Duisburg and the German Migration Experience
  • App. I. The Development and Character of Censuses in Prussia to 1990
  • App. II. The Character and Evolution of Demographic and Residency Registration Records in Prussia
  • App. III. The Classification of Occupations
  • App. IV. The Geographic Order of German Cities
  • App. V. Sources for Demographic and Economic Data.