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Title: Settlers of the Latrobe Valley. A Sociological Study of Immigrants in the Brown Coal Industry in Australia.
Description: Canberra: The Australian National University, 1964. 1st edition. "Sets the historical and ecological setting of the area, describes the methodology of the stratified sample survey of 541 of the foreign-born male employees of a major Australian electricity undertaking, deals with the socio-economic changes consequent on migration and settlement in Australia, including the settlers' pre-migration background, their adjustment to their occupations, their standard of living, and their family life, and analyses the extent to which the settlers participate in the life of their new home district. The book includes two detailed studies, of the Dutch at Moe and the Ukrainians at Newborough, directed to testing the validity of generalizations about ethnic groups." Pp.xxii/306, frontispiece map of the Yallourn Valley + 4 pages of black & white photos, inscribed by the author "To Sue Ryder [Baroness Ryder of Warsaw] Who will recognize in the pages of this book some of her former clients and to commemorate our first meeting since 1943. Zub. STS20 - 83 Baker St - Gora Kolwaria, - Canberra. 27 October 1970" to front free endpaper. Maroon cloth, dustwrapper edges rubbed and chipped. VG/G+.** "Prof. Jerzy B. Zubrzycki AO CBE (born 12 January 1920 in Kraków; died 20 May 2009 in Canberra) was a Polish-born Australian sociologist, widely regarded as the "Father of Australian Multiculturalism". He was a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences."(wiki).

Keywords: Jerzy Zubrzycki Signed Sue Ryder Settlers Latrobe Valley Australia Sociology Brown Coal Industry Victoria Immigrants History Social Participation 42956 Sociology

Price: GBP 28.00 = appr. US$ 39.98 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 41889

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