The English in Australia
By (author) James Jupp
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English in Australia by James Jupp
Book DescriptionAustralia has historically had very strong links with England, and the English have always accounted for a significant portion of the Australian population. In this 2004 book, James Jupp provides fascinating insights into the impact the English have had on Australian life. Beginning with familiar stories of convicts, explorers, and early settlers, and then the various waves of immigration over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the book concludes with reflections on today's English immigrants, now considered 'foreigners'. Anyone interested in tracing their ancestry - both Australian and English - will find this book compelling reading, and helpful in bringing to life senses of the places, conditions, and occupations that their ancestry lived through.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521542951
(216mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Immigration specialist James Jupp surveys changes in immigration policy since 1972.
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Author Biography - James Jupp
James Jupp is Director of the Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies at the Australian National University. His many publications include, as general editor, The Australian People: An Encyclopedia of the Nation, its People and Their Origins (second edition, Cambridge University Press, 2001).
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