MIGRATIONS IN PROTOINDUSTRIAL EUROPE, 1750-1820
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The migration systems connected with agriculture existing in the last century (1650-1750) were still functioning and even developing under the demographic pressure and the capital's needs. People were coping with difficulties to even a greater degree undertaking various jobs, such as servants and apprentices, etc. Temporary migrations were increasing as people worked in agriculture and building constructions. Different types of migrations came into being due to socio-economic changes. In some parts of Europe it was a result of the new production system - protoindustry. The settlement migrations associated with the general development and expansion of colonial powers became much more dynamic as well. The prevaling migrations in this period however were the ones evoked by the rural protoindustrialization made possible by the capital flowing to the country regions and those in the areas where the protoindustry did not develop (it was growing only in certain parts of Europe) but where there was still a need for labor in agriculture. States and cities tried to attract new colonists or inhibitants.
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