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Migration in World History

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This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas.

Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers:

* earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of hom
Paperback, 193 pages
Published February 2nd 2005 by Routledge (first published February 1st 2005)
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His idea of using language to trace immigration throughout human history is a captivating debate. However it's part of the Routledge series, which means it's as cookie cutter as Sara Lee. If you really want to know about world history don't read Routledge series books. Read other Patrick Manning books.
Kristine Rier
I read this as part of a historiography paper requirement for a graduate history class. Manning's delivery of migration history in this rather compact compendium is impressive. He explains the relevance of migration in world history to the student and presents important multi-disciplinary evidence useful to scholars as well. Manning discussion of migration through the ages helps inform and frame contemporary discussion and debate on migration and immigration. His CD-ROM volume is more comprehens ...more
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