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Made in Britain: nation and emigration in nineteenth-century America

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The United States was made in Britain. For over a hundred years following independence, a diverse and lively crowd of emigrant Americans left the United States for Britain. From Liverpool and London, they produced Atlantic capitalism and managed transfers of goods, culture, and capital that were integral to US nation-building. In British social clubs, emigrants forged relationships with elite Britons that were essential not only to tranquil transatlantic connections, but also to fighting sout...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4871-3996
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Publisher:
University of California Press Publisher's website
Publication date:
2020-09-08
ISBN-10:
0520344707
ISBN-13:
9780520344709
Language:
English
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1097175
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pubs:1097175
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2020-04-09

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