Pushes & Pulls

Pushes & Pulls

Why Do People Migrate?

Book - 2010
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This intriguing book explores the reasons why people migrate: pushes--involuntary migrations--and pulls--voluntary migrations. Historical migrations examined include: the slave trade; the relocation of Native Americans; migrations due to famine in Africa; migrations linked to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; the Irish potato famine; the migrations of Jews around the world; and the "Great Migration" of African Americans from the south to the north.
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. : Crabtree Pub., c2010.
ISBN: 9780778751984
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 27 cm.
Alternative Title: Pushes and pulls


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