Migration in World History
Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through:
- the earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens
- the rise and spread of major language groups (illustrated with original maps)
- an examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE
- trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean
- the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900
- the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas
- the various leading theories and debates surrounding the subject of migration.
Manning, Patrick, "Migration in World History" (2013). Personal Research Collection. 189.