• Couverture ETHNIC DUMPING OR FULFILLING SCOTLAND'S IMPERIAL DESTINY? THE ASSISTED EMIGRATION SCHEMES TO CANADA IN THE LATE 19 th AND EARLY 20 th CENTURIES
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ETHNIC DUMPING OR FULFILLING SCOTLAND'S IMPERIAL DESTINY? THE ASSISTED EMIGRATION SCHEMES TO CANADA IN THE LATE 19 TH AND EARLY 20 TH CENTURIES

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L'Ecosse et ses doubles


Date de publication : janvier 2011
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When one looks at the social history of Scotland in the late 19
th
and early 20
th
centuries, one can not but be impressed by the immense
philanthropic activity generated by the "discovery" of the plight of the
nation's destitute children, especially the orphaned and those afflicted by
maternal abandonment. In educational provision, in health care, in the
prevention of cruelty, in fact in almost every public field, civil society
seemed captivated by the need to ensure that childhood was a special
time in the life cycle. Yet, no matter how much our Victorian and
Edwardian ancestors were captivated by the Alice syndrome of a
childhood wonderland, the reality which they created especially for
society's needy was first and

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-13629-8 • janvier 2011 • 12 pages
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