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A Pattern of Growth 1800-60 : The Passenger Acts and their enforcement. by  Oliver MacDonagh - First Edition - 1961 - from Norman Macdonald's Collection and Biblio.com

A Pattern of Growth 1800-60 : The Passenger Acts and their enforcement.

by MacDonagh, Oliver

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1961. Summary: This study of the origins of governmental regulation examines the motives which led to the state intervening to protect North Atlantic migrants from terrible hardships and exploitation. Through an analysis of legislation, law and administrative practice, it shows how the harsh facts of such a situation could force government towards the claims and control mechanisms characteristic of the modern state. 368 p. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliography. An excellent copy of the first edition. being clean and square, a few small fox spots to fore edges of a few pages only, these do not affect the facing pages. In a bright dust jacket, just with light bumps at spine ends. Free of any inscriptions.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Norman Macdonald's Collection GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 028707
  • Title: A Pattern of Growth 1800-60 : The Passenger Acts and their enforcement.
  • Author: MacDonagh, Oliver
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: Great Britain — Emigration and immigration — Government policy — History — 19th century.
  • Bookseller catalogs: SHIPPING, Nautical, Maritime Interest; Politics & Political History;
  • Subjects: POLITICAL SCIENCE / Censorship;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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