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Ancestors on the Move: A History of Overseas Travel

Publisher: The History Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 208 pages
Author: K. Foy
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9780752499383
Other: b&w photos, index
Publisher: The History Press

Ever wanted to understand more about your ancestors' sea travels? What was life like aboard ship for both passengers and crew, how long did the journey take, what kind of conditions could be expected and what exotic locations might they have visited along the way?

Following the tried and tested routes established by cargo ships, Karen Foy describes the development of passenger travel, the changing face of vessels used and the demand for both comfort and speed. From transportation to trade, adventure to emigration, through persecution or for pleasure, she explains the reasons behind out ancestors' desire for overseas travel and reveals the records and archives we can search to complete our own genealogical journey.

1. Life on the Ocean Wave
2. United Kingdom
3. Australia and New Zealand
4. America
5. Canada
6. France
7. South Africa
8. India
9. West Indies
10. Germany/Hungary
11. Jewish Migrants
12. Poland
13. Spain
14. Italy
Famous Immigrants
Essential Resources

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