Emigrants Book

Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans

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In the 1600s, vast numbers of people left England for the Americas. Crossing the Atlantic was a major undertaking, the voyage long and treacherous. Why did they go? Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans casts vivid new light on the population shift which underpins the rise of modern America.

  • By James Evans
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Published by W&N; Reprint edition (26 July 2018)
  • Language: English
  • Size: 13 x 1.9 x 19.7 cm

Using contemporary sources including diaries, court hearings and letters, James Evans brings us the extraordinary personal stories of the men and women who made the journey of a lifetime. From the author of Merchant Adventurers.

Just 1 of our definitive collection of books on Trade, Empire & Migration here at National Maritime Museum. 

'Marvellously engaging' The Times


'Brisk, informative and eye-opening' Daily Telegraph

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