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The English in Australia - James Jupp

The English in Australia

Paperback

Published: 11th May 2004
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Australia has historically had very strong links with England, and the English have always accounted for a significant portion of the Australian population - yet, until now, this largest immigrant group has never been analysed in detail. James Jupp provides fascinating new insights into the impact the English have had on Australian life, in the first book ever written on the subject. 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.

'James Jupp has presented his overview of this fascinating topic in an accessible, scholarly style, which is also suitable for those with no prior extensive knowledge of Australia or its historical background. ... The English in Australia is an illuminating and scholarly read.' Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien

Introduction;
Who were the English?;
Convicts and labourers;
Farmers, miners and artisans;
An English upper class?;
From colonies to commonwealth;
'Bringing out Britons';
The English minority;
Conclusion - The English as a minority in an English-speaking society
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ISBN: 9780521542951
ISBN-10: 0521542952
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 11th May 2004
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 13.82  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.29