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Colonial immigrant literacy: An economic analysis of Pennsylvania-German evidence, 1727-1775


  • Grubb, Farley


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  • Grubb, Farley, 1987. "Colonial immigrant literacy: An economic analysis of Pennsylvania-German evidence, 1727-1775," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 63-76, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:24:y:1987:i:1:p:63-76

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    1. Farley Grubb, 2003. "Babes in Bondage Parental Selling of Children to Finance Family Migration: The Case of German Migration to North America, 1720-1820," Working Papers 03-04, University of Delaware, Department of Economics.

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