The Battle for the Migrants

Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

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ISBN: 9781927869000

Publication: January 1, 2012

Series: Research in Maritime History 50

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About the Author / iii Acknowledgements / v Figures and Tables / vii Introduction / 1 Part 1: State Policies and Their Influence on the Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks, 1830-1870 / 11 Part II: The Impact of Steam Shipping on Transatlantic Migra-tion, 1870-1914 / 67 Chapter 1: The Role of Middlemen / 71 Chapter 2: Competition and Collusion: The Growing Pains of Passenger Shipping Conferences / 119 Chapter 3: The IMM Merger and Further Consolidations in the Shipping Industry / 163 Chapter 4: The Nationalization of American Migration Policies and the Visible Hand of the Shipping Lobby / 211 Chapter 5: Shipping Companies’ Interference with the Enactment and Implementation of Immigration Laws during the Progressive Era / 263 Conclusion / 315 Appendix 1: Rates of the NDLV Members for the American Market / 323 Appendix 2: HAL Total Passengers, 1873-1914 / 331 Appendix 3: Total Passengers of the Main Services on the North Atlantic and Number of Sailings, 1899-1914 / 333 Appendix 4: HAL Through Rates to and from Hinterland Destinations, 1893-1907 / 363 Appendix 5: New York Agents and Agents under Bond, 1897-1909 / 365 Appendix 6: Advertisements by the HAL in American Newspapers / 373 Bibliography / 379

Format: Paperback

Size: 230 x 150 mm

409 Pages

ISBN: 9781927869000

Publication: January 1, 2012

Series: Research in Maritime History 50

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