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Title Relief for the Unemployed! Emigration and Colonization Considered, With Special Reference to the Australasian Colonies of South Australia and New Zealand; With Some Proofs of Their Rich Natural Resources, and of Their Capabilities of Furnishing Productive Employment for Innumerable Labourers and Small Capitalists, Unable to Procure Remunerative Occupation at Home
Author Carpenter, William
Date 1841
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information William Strange
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A lecture suggesting that those in Britain who are in poverty and cannot find employment should emigrate to colonies where they can find work, alleviating Britain's economic and social problems. Includes brief overviews of the suitability of each colony with statistics showing population and resources.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; New Zealand; United States of America
Places London, England; South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Australia
Ports Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
Nationality English
Keywords work, unemployment, poverty, labourers, resources, colonisation, emigration, push factors, pull factors, class, wealth, climate, wages
Language English
Copyright British Library