Points of Passage
Jewish Transmigrants from Eastern Europe in Scandinavia, Germany, and Britain, 1880-1914
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Berghahn Books, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $120.00|
| Book Description: |
Between 1880 and 1914 several million Eastern Europeans migrated West. Much is known about the immigration experience of Jews, Poles, Greeks, and others, notably in the United States. Yet, little is known about the paths of mass migration across "green borders" via European railway stations and ports to destinations in other continents. Ellis Island, literally a point of passage into America, has a much higher symbolic significance than the often inconspicuous departure stations,...