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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

Jonathan Wagner considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants. He examines the German context as closely as developments in Canada, offering a new, more complete approach to German-Canadian immigration.

296 pages


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 Migration in the 1850s and 1860s

2 Migration in the Age of Bismarck and Macdonald, 1870-90

3 Migration in the Generation before the Great War, 1890-1914

4 Interwar Migration, 1919-1939

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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