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Likely Lads and Lasses : Youth Migration to Australia 1911-1983. (Signed)

Gill, Alan
ISBN: 0646453270Category:


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Signed by author. First edition. The Dreadnought Scheme and the Big Brother Movement.

The Big Brother Movement was a youth migration scheme run by a non profit organisation based in Sydney, Australia. It aimed to bring youths from Britain to Australia to work on farms or in the Australian outback, with the cooperation of the Australian Immigration Department. The movement was founded by Sir Richard Linton in 1924.

According to a recently published book on the subject, the so-called Little Brother immigrant was assigned to a Big Brother, resident citizen for advice, solace and companionship” within the framework of the patrie. Illustrated. 130415 Immigration

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AuthorGill, Alan
Number of pages379
PublisherBBM Ltd, Australia
Year Published2005
Book Condition

As new.

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