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White Russians from Red China: Resettling in Australia, 1957-59

Pitt, Nicholas


During the Cold War, Australia accepted c.14,700 Russian refugees from China. This thesis considers three key years for the scheme – 1957-59, which marked the first major intake featuring non-government organisations. These included the Australian Council for the World Council of Churches (ACWCC) and associations formed by Russians in Australia. Some continue to mark 1957 as an anniversary. This thesis considers how the various stakeholder groups in ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d0cb26870906


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