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Author Popenhagen, Luda

Title Australian Lithuanians / Luda Popenhagen
Published Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.0049192 Pop/Ali  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.First arrivals: seventeenth to early twentieth centuries -- 2.Displaced Persons after World War Two -- 3.Migrant reception centres and transit camps -- 4.Obligatory work contracts and on-site experiences -- 5.Establishing the Australian Lithuanian Community -- 6.Regional organisation of the Australian Lithuanian Community -- 7.Lithuanian-language media, communication and schools in Australia -- 8.Nurturing Lithuanian culture in Australia
Summary In the 1940s Australian officials searched the displaced persons camps of war-ravaged Europe to select able-bodied, fair and hardworking Lithuanian and Latvian and Estonian refugees fleeing the Soviet regime to launch the Mass Migration Scheme
Analysis 20th Century history (c 1914+)
Australian ethnic groups
Cultural values
Migration - Legal
Social conditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Lithuanian Australians -- Australia
Lithuanian Australians
Lithuanians -- Australia -- Social life and customs.
Lithuanians -- Australia -- History.
Lithuanians -- Australia.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Lithuania -- Emigration and immigration.
ISBN 9781742233321 (paperback)