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Multiethnic Australia : its history and future

Author: Celeste Lipow MacLeod
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After once trying to keep its population White and predominantly British, Australia reversed course. Since 1947 it has absorbed five million immigrants from some 240 countries. This book examines why immigration policies changed, the conflicts they caused and the benefits they brought"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacLeod, Celeste Lipow, 1931-
Multiethnic Australia.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607812921
Online version:
MacLeod, Celeste Lipow, 1931-
Multiethnic Australia.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)608357108
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Celeste Lipow MacLeod
ISBN: 0786425229 9780786425228
OCLC Number: 67239607
Description: xii, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Before the British --
Convicts and colonists --
Class conflicts with unexpected outcomes --
Spreading across the land --
Dispossessed : the indigenous people --
A place in two cultures --
Immigrants and "White Australia" --
A multiethnic nation --
Diversity and dissent --
Embedded legacies --
Turbulent times --
Asian connections --
Which way ahead?
Responsibility: Celeste Lipow MacLeod.
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