Points of Passage: Jewish Transmigrants from Eastern Europe in Scandinavia, Germany, and Britain 1880–1914

Points of Passage: Jewish Transmigrants from Eastern Europe in Scandinavia, Germany, and Britain 1880–1914

Peter Tammes of the University of Southampton reviews Points of Passage: Jewish Transmigrants from Eastern Europe in Scandinavia, Germany, and Britain 1880–1914. In this book, the author explores a number of questions including the exact causes of emigration of Jews from the Austro-Hungarian empires, the organization of mass transit migration, why and for how long Jews stopped over in transit countries, and the transit experiences of migrants, especially those who had to return. The seven chapters in this edited volume shed light on these understudied subjects, making a valuable contribution to this field.

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Edited by Tobias Brinkmann, Penn State University
Reviewed by Peter Tammes, University of Southampton

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2015
Pages e21-e22
DOI 10.1111/imre.12217
Volume 49
Issue Number 3

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