TITLE

The Influence of Immigration on the Growth, Urban Concentration and Composition of the Scottish Population, 1841-1911

AUTHOR(S)
Braber, Ben
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p190
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the influence of immigration to Scotland on the country's urbanisation and population growth from 1841 to 1911. An overview of immigrants in Scotland, including Russian Jews, Germans, Irish, Lithuanians and Italians, is provided. The reasons for immigrating to Scotland, including employment opportunities in the agricultural, mining and construction industries and famine or prosecution in the countries emigrated from, are discussed. The impact that the gender and age of immigrants to Scotland had on the country's demography is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
83183404

 

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