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Title A Lecture on Colonization and Emigration, Delivered at a Public Meeting at Walsall, Staffordshire, on Tuesday Evening, March 20th, 1849
Author Hodgson, Arthur
Date 20 Mar 1849
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information J.R. Robinson
Reference 8154.e.44.(4.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A tract proclaiming the need for emigration out of Britain, and focusing on Australia in particular as a suitable destination. Makes a similar argument to many other publications of the era, but has an explicitly political perspective on the issue.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Walsall, Staffordshire, England; Sydney, New South Wales, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality English
Keywords politics, push factors, poverty, convicts, native population, land, money, colonisation, agriculture, settlement, legislation, emigration scheme, forced migration
Language English
Copyright British Library