British emigration to Australia. by Reginald Thomas Appleyard

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Published by Australian National University in Canberra .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Australia -- Emigration and immigration,
  • Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 243-248.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV9125 A65
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18823643M

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"This book presents a brilliantly vivid, informative, sensitive and thoughtful account of the major post-war migration stream to Australia. Because the authors write in an intelligent, lucid and jargon-free manner, this is a book accessible to many."--Steven Constantine, University of by: In Dr Appleyard and a team of interviewers set out to find the answers to these questions with nine hundred British families (and single persons) just before they sailed for Australia.

This book contains the results of the interviews set in the background of post-war emigration to Australia, demographic and economic conditions in each country, governrment policies which have been formulated to meet these.

The demographic conditions and government policies under which emigration from the United Kingdom to Australia has taken place since were discussed in Chapters 1 and 2. Some socioeconomic differentials between the two countries and their likely effect on individual decisions to emigrate were outlined in Chapter 3.

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