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Title:Lost Children of the Empire: The Untold Story of Britain's Child Migrants
Price:AUD$18.95 (about USD$14.60)
Category:History
ISBN:9780044403586
Item ID:P002-5851
Quantity:1
Publisher:Unwin Hyman Limited, London, 1989
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Unwin Hyman Limited, 1989, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First

Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 177 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in excellent condition and is protected by a plastic sleeve.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The extraordinary and untold story of Britains child migrants is one of 350 years of shaming exploitation. Around 130,000 children some just 3 or 4 years old, were shipped off to distant parts of the Empire, the last as recently as 1967. The real shock is that child migration did not end in 1920s. Even after the Second World War, until it ended some 20 years ago, around 10,000 children were transported to Australia, where many were subjected to at best uncaring abandonment, and at worst a regime of appalling cruelty. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; ISBN: 0044403585. ISBN/EAN: 9780044403586. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5851.
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