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Geography of population and mobility in nineteenth-century Britain

Geography of population and mobility in nineteenth-century Britain

papers presented to the Historical Geography Research Group Guest Sessionat the Economic History Social Annual Conference,the College of St. Paul and St. Mary, Cheltenham, 5 April 1986.

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Published by Historical Geography Research Group in [U.K.] .
Written in English


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Social Mobility in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century England. By Andrew Miles (London, Macmillan, ) pp. $ The theme of social mobility has rarely been explored systematically in the historiography of modern Britain. The main problem has been the dearth and difficulty of the available sources. Buy The Population of Britain in the Nineteenth Century (New Studies in Economic and Social History) 2 by Robert Woods (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

GOVERNMENT IN NINETEENTH CENTURY GREAT BRITAIN As rHE nineteenth century drew to a close, governments in Great Britain were still small by modern standards. In , only some per cent of the labor force consisted of public employees, and the period of rapid expansion in the size of governments was only then opening. In Britain, though geography had been taught in Oxford since the mid-sixteenth century, significant progress was not made in the institutional development of the subject until after the mid-nineteenth century, partly by the prompting by the RGS. H. J. Mackinder was appointed Reader in Geography in , a School of Geography was established in.

  The nineteenth century was a time of massive growth for Britain. In it was overwhelmingly rural, agrarian, multilingual, and almost half-Celtic. A century later it was largely urban and English. The effects of the Industrial Revolution caused cities to swell enormously. London, for example, grew from about 1 million people to over 6 million. England and Wales sustained a 1 percent growth rate between and Effectively, the population doubled in size during both halves of the nineteenth century. At the advent of the twentieth century, Britain's population was almost four times larger than it had been in the middle of the eighteenth century.


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1 M. Anderson, ‘Indicators of population change and stability in nineteenth century cities: some sceptical comments’, paper presented to SSRC Seminar on ‘The internal structure of nineteenth-century British cities’, Lancaster Cited by: This book provides a clear interpretation of the causes of demographic change in Britain in the nineteenth century.

It combines an examination of migration, marriage patterns, fertility and mortality with a guide to the sources of population data available to historians and demographers. Illustrated with tables and figures, it is the only available summary of this field for students, and.

The second edition of this popular and widely acclaimed undergraduate text has been completely rewritten and extended to incorporate the most contemporary perspectives.

Drawing from the latest world population data, the book concentrates on: *Evolving patterns of fertility, mortality, and migration *The spatial and temporal processes that fashion them * Resultant problems * Remedial strategies.

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population which provokes us to think afresh about the population, morality and mobility of territorial nations, historically and in contemporary context s. Conclusion: Europe’s anti-body. The Reasons for Rapid Population Growth in Nineteenth Century Britain Number of people walking the face of earth has always been at constant change and the growth in population has always been a great issue of concern and attention by governments and leaders throughout time, especially if occurred in a short period of time.

Geography - Geography - Geography and education: the 19th-century creation of an academic discipline: Geography’s original characteristics were formulated by a small number of 19th-century French and German scholars, who strongly influenced subsequent developments in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Sincewhile retaining its focus on people, places, and environments, the. The Reasons for Rapid Population Growth in Nineteenth Century Britain. Number of people walking the face of earth has always been at constant change and the growth in population has always been a great issue of concern and attention by governments and leaders throughout time, especially if occurred in a short period of time.

More general studies supply evidence of a significant association between the number of spatial moves, the travelled distances, and social mobility among the nineteenth-century rural population in. Journal of Historical Geogra 2 () Internal migration in England, Stephen Nicholas and Peter R.

Shergold From indents of 10, English men and women transported to the penal colony of New South Wales, Australia, it is possible to measure English intercounty migration between and a period of industrialization for which data on population. Home > About.

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In the late nineteenth century migrants left rural Britain at a slower rate than over the preceding forty years. Inmigration continued to provide one focus for public debate and policy.

By the end of the period these anxieties had come together and were. Opening presentations by Mark Miller of the University of Delaware and Brian Gushulak of the Canadian Immigration Department Health Branch set the context for this workshop by exploring the history and ongoing political and public health significance of human migration and mobility.

Their contributions to this chapter establish a firm foundation for those that follow, providing both a wealth. My research focuses on the social geography of Britain and continental Europe since the eighteenth century.

the media in nineteenth-century Britain. Everyday mobility and social life in the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Thinking geographically about nineteenth-century science / Charles W.J.

Withers and David N. Livingstone --Sites and scales --Refashioning the spaces of London science: Elite epistemes in the nineteenth century / Bernard Lightman --The status of museums: Authority.

A trio of publications made an auspicious year for historical population studies. Hollingsworth’s innovative reconstruction of the demography of the British peerage over four centuries linked information on birth, marriage and death for a clearly defined and well-documented social group.² Lawton deployed census returns for Great Britain in to map the distribution of population.

The geography of population location has altered in favour of southern rather than northern areas and small urban and rural communities at the expense of large urban centres.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Even as late as the end of the nineteenth century the demography of Britain still retained many of the.

Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text. Get this from a library. British population in the twentieth century.

[N L Tranter] -- Even as late as the end of the nineteenth century the demography of Britain still retained many of the features characteristic of earlier times. Rates of population growth remained relatively high. It is gratifying that the demand for this book -- which appeals primarily to mature students of geography -- should warrant a second edition within little over a year of first publication.

I am taking this opportunity to discuss some of the criticisms of the volume which I have noted. ity." Keith Robbins's Nineteenth Century Britain: England, Scotland, and Wales: The Making of a Nation (Oxford, ) attempts to understand the century as marked by the emergence of a "modern" British identity, but it is similarly unpersuasive because it fails to ask what was distinctive and peculiar about the nineteenth century in this respect.The Occupational Structure of Nineteenth Century Britain.

This project has been generously funded by the ESRC (RES). It is part of a larger ongoing programme of research The occupational structure of Britainwhich is directed by Leigh Shaw-Taylor and Tony Wrigley and has been awarded British Academy Research Project status. The wider project aims ultimately to.Urban history is a field of history that examines the historical nature of cities and towns, and the process of approach is often multidisciplinary, crossing boundaries into fields like social history, architectural history, urban sociology, urban geography, business history, and archaeology.

Urbanization and industrialization were popular themes for 20th-century historians.