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Published: 01 July 2010

224 Pages | 15 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719078941

Bookseller Code (06)

Child, nation, race and empire

Child rescue discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915

Margot Hillel and Shurlee Swain

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Thoroughly researched, logically constructed and fluently presented evaluation of a significant period in child rescue work Moves beyond the familiar literature to look at material generated by a range of other child rescuers in Britain, Canada and Australia
  • Explores the links between child rescue literature and literature written for children
  • Looks at links between past practices and philosophies and current dilemmas in child protection practice

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