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Reluctant Refuge: Unaccompanied Refugee and Evacuee Children in Australia, 1933-1945

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Title:Reluctant Refuge: Unaccompanied Refugee and Evacuee Children in Australia, 1933-1945
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.10)
ISBN:0864178581
Book ID:SB00-0207442
Quantity:1
Publisher:Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1997
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Photographic
Binding:Pictorial Card
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Kangaroo Press, 1997, Pictorial Card, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic

240 pages, pictorial card cover, appendices, chapter notes, bibliography, index. Numerous black-and-white photographs, and facsimiles of documents etc. " the children at the centre of the book fall into two groups, the British evacuee children sent to Australia to escape German bombing and possible invasion and the much smaller group of Jewish and other "non-Aryan" children sent in desperation from Germany, Austria and Poland to escape the persecution of the Third Reich -- many of these children were the only ones of their families to survive the war. In Reluctant Refuge tells the story of these children, examining their backgrounds, the care they received, their adjustment to life in Australia without their families and the additional wrench of repatriation." Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 0864178581. ISBN/EAN: 9780864178589. Inventory No: 0207442.
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