Migration to Australia Since 1901
In 1901 most Australians were loyal, white subjects of the British Empire with direct connections to Britain. Within a hundred years, following an unparalleled immigration program, its population was one of the most diverse on earth. This book tells the story of this extraordinary transformation.
Preface 1 The new century: 1900 and 2000 2 The slow awakening: 1900-14 3 Migrants and the Great War: 1914-18 4 White British Australia resuscitated: the 1920s 5 Malaise, recrimination and demographic pessimism: the 1930s 6 Race, refugees, war and the future: 1939-45 7 Arthur Calwell and the new Australia: 1945-51 8 The great diversification: the 1950s and 1960s 9 White Australia dismantled: the 1970s 10 The end of the heroic days: the 1980s 11 Whither immigrant Australia? 12 The new century 13 Retrospect Statistics Notes Select bibliography Index