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Author Boucher, Ellen, 1978- author
Title Empire's children : child emigration, welfare, and the decline of the British world, 1869-1967 / Ellen Boucher
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV751.A6 B66 2016    AVAILABLE    30600020100401
Edition First paperback edition
Descript xi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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volume rdacarrier
Note First published 2014
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-286) and index
Poverty and possibility in the era of Greater Britain -- Developing Empire, building children -- Upholding the banner of white Australia -- "Defective" boys and "problem" girls: selection standards in 1930s Australia and Southern Rhodesia -- From imperial child welfare to national childhoods -- Growing up in the twilight of Empire -- Conclusion: the problem of post-imperial belonging
A definitive history of child emigration across the British Empire from the 1860s to its decline in the 1960s
Subject Child welfare -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Unaccompanied immigrant children -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Group identity -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
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