All out!: the effects of evacuation and land acquisition on the Darwin Chinese 1941-1954
Chinese migration to the Northern Territory began in 1874 when 186 Chinese arrived from Singapore.l Several factors were responsible for the introduction of Chinese labour into South Australia's Northern Territory. First of all the South Australian government was determined to make a success of developing the tropical north, control of which it assumed in 1863 after Royal Letters Patent added its 520,000 square miles to South Australia.
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