By Michael Wintle
This ebook presents a entire account of Dutch background within the "long" 19th century. during this interesting and instructive interval the rustic observed tremendous quick inhabitants progress, striking loss of life premiums, remarkable fertility, a number of the quickest monetary development on the planet, a uniquely huge and effective provider zone, an unlimited and ecocnomic in a foreign country empire, and relative tolerance. this is often the single single-authored publication presently to be had in this the most important interval of Dutch heritage, and it'll be of significant significance to Dutch experts, in addition to eu historians extra normally.
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There is an attraction in the directness of taking an approach which embraces medical advances as the great cause of the defeat of disease, and indeed medical historians of earlier generations have tended to ply their trade as one which charts the gradual but increasing success of medicine in the battle against mortality. …Ã There …À De Meere, Economische ontwikkeling, 114. …Ã Razzell, The conquest; and Razzell, Edward Jenner’s cowpox vaccine. …Œ These medical improvements certainly had an impact, although the eVectiveness of vaccination has been heavily disputed; the problem is generally one of timing.
174–9. , Patterns, especially chapter 8, on the Randstad. –» Van Houtte, Economische en sociale geschiedenis, 225. –… Ramaer, ‘Middelpunten’, 209; see also Koopmans, Dordrecht, on the staid progress of this provincial town in the nineteenth century. 34 Demography, and the health of the nation relentless expansion of such towns in the last quarter of the century, both at home and abroad, was eventually the saviour of Dutch agriculture. 2. –À After 1849 the statistics are more readily available. There were roughly 70,000 foreign-born people resident in the Netherlands at any given moment between 1849 and 1899, after which the total went up rapidly, to 169,000 by 1920.
5. g. , The Dutch in America, and are cited in the notes below. See also Lucassen, Dutch long distance migration. This section also draws on Wintle, ‘Push-factors’; and Wintle, ‘Positive and negative motivation’. , The Dutch in America, 16. This estimate refers to all emigrants, not just those to the USA, but probably seriously underestimates the landward migration, especially to Germany. –œ Swierenga and Stout, ‘Socio-economic patterns’. –– Stokvis, De Nederlandse trek, 5. Demographic indicators 35 Dutch ports.
An Economic and Social History of the Netherlands, 1800-1920: Demographic, Economic and Social Transition by Michael Wintle