Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans
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.
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'Marvellously engaging' The Times
'Brisk, informative and eye-opening' Daily Telegraph