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The State, Internal Migration, and the Growth of New Industrial Communities in Interwar Britain

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  • Scott, P.
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    During inter-war years (particularly the 1930s) Britain witnessed considerable long-distance internal migration from the traditional heartlands of the North, Scotland, and Wales, to new or expanding industrial communities in the South East and Midlands. This paper examines the impact of internal migration on the development of rapidly growing industrial communities and the role of government in promoting such migration.

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    Paper provided by Portsmouth University - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 125.

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    Length: 37 pages
    Date of creation: 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:portec:125

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    Keywords: MIGRATION ; UNITED KINGDOM ; URBAN DEVELOPMENT;

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