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Author Sherington, Geoffrey.

Title Fairbridge : empire and child migration / Geoffrey Sherington and Chris Jeffery
Published London ; Portland, OR : Woburn Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Woburn education series
Woburn education series.
Contents 1. Out of Africa -- 2. Establishing the Farm -- 3. Empire Settlement -- 4. Pinjarra after Kingsley -- 5. Extending the Empire -- 6. The End of Empire -- App. I. Political Support for Fairbridge Migration -- App. II. Numbers of Fairbridge Child Migrants
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fairbridge, Kingsley Ogilvie, 1885-1924.
Fairbridge, Kingsley Ogilvie, (1885-1924)
Fairbridge, Kingsley Ogilvie, 1885-1924.
Fairbridge Society -- History -- 20th century.
Child emigration society (Londres)
Fairbridge Society.
Children with social disabilities -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Jeffery, Chris, 1926-
ISBN 0203041240