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The European industrial revolution’s need to supply raw materials led to major population transfers in the 19th century. Organized from India and China, they supplied labor to the large plantations in South-East Asia, but also to East Africa and the Caribbean. These highly segmented flows diminished from the end of the 19th century: the First World War and the great economic depression that followed the 1929 crisis marked the end of them
In the second half of the 19th century, and until 1914, part of Europe set out for the Americas.
There were many reasons for leaving: poverty and economic crises, political and religious persecution, lack of freedom and democracy, and the desire to succeed in a new world.
about 45.7 million immigrants
about 11 million immigrants
about 9,8 million immigrants
about 7,8 million immigrants
At the end of the 20th century, the so-called "developing" countries would be rather static or would only move in direct or forced reaction to Europeans
Between 1840 ans 1940, the changes in the age of industrial globalisation are constantly increasing the need for an increasingly diverse workforce in more and more countries around the world with the expansion of the cash economy worldwide
For what reasons do people leave their home country ?
The world at war