Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9781847426680 Published January 2010 For sale in North and South America only

Uprooted

The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Uprooted
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Roy Parker

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

376 pages
Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9781847426680 Published January 2010 For sale in North and South America only
This book explores the economic, religious, political and personal forces that led to some 80,000 British children being sent to Canada between 1867 and 1915. How did this come about? What were the motives and methods of the people involved? Why did it come to an end? What effects did it have on the children involved and what eventually became of them? These are the questions Roy Parker explores in this meticulously researched work. His book - humane and highly professional - will capture and hold the interest of many: the academic, the practitioner and the general reader.
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