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  • n. Plural form of emigration.


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  • The entire aboriginal population of Florida, of the mission period, numbering perhaps 30,000, is long since extinct without descendants, the Seminole being a later emigrations from the Creeks.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • If any other factors accounted for the increase of women to the labor force, I'd have to suggest only that emigrations during the period may have brought in demographics of young, unmarried women with fewer constraints, or married families with women emigrating with renewed energy and hope that reinforced the innovations going on at the time.

    Electric Liberation, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Second, I was thinking about the evidence that chimpanzees have an incest taboo, expressed both through female emigrations (females predictably leave their birth communities) and through simpler acts of choice (males will usually try to mate with every female in the community except their mothers, sisters will powerfully resist any advances from their brothers).

    Dale Peterson: Animals Have Morality, too!

  • A second wave of emigrations of Ashkenazic Jews from Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries brought larger numbers of Yiddish-speaking, traditional Orthodox Jews into the Seattle community.

    Weaving Women's Words: Seattle Stories

  • They set out either on their own iniciative or because they had been summoned by spiritual or secular leader to fulfil every type of musical function; their emigrations were encouraged by the unstable political situation in the Low Countries at that time.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • A few generations ago, government oppressions of some of those First World countries in Europe spawned massive emigrations to the United States.

    Why Are the Neurotic Anti-Market?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Interest has been on the “brain-drain” problems associated with the emigrations clouding the advantages of such movements.

    African blessings

  • Fischer's thesis, in Albion's Seed, is that the four major emigrations from England to the US came from four distinct regions and cultures in

    Jane Smiley: Jane's Bingo! Award for Most Informative Book of 2006

  • One of Fischer's best points is that each of the British emigrations occurred at a different stage of British as well as American history, and grew out of different dissatisfactions with life in the British

    Jane Smiley: Jane's Bingo! Award for Most Informative Book of 2006

  • Wedgwood and other manufacturers complained of factory visitors presenting themselves as idle, curious visitors but who might have been making a tour of production houses, asking questions on behalf of a rival manufacturer, perhaps even a local one. 25 As a technique to exchange information, industrial espionage was not significantly different from the legal, often temporary, emigrations of specialist workers.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe


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