Fairbridge: Empire and Child Migration: Empire and Child Migration, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Fairbridge: Empire and Child Migration

Empire and Child Migration, 1st Edition

By Chris Jeffery, Geoffrey Sherington

Routledge

304 pages

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This study investigates the motives for the establishment of the Fairbridge child migration scheme, examines its history in Australia and Canada, and outlines the experiences of many of the former child migrants.

Table of Contents

Choice- " The book is well organised and well written"

Albion- " While the book will naturally attract the attention of migration specialists, it deserves a wider readership among historians of empire and of social welfare and, indeed, among social workers today.

Subject Categories

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HISTORY / General