The Greeks in Australia / Edition 1

The Greeks in Australia / Edition 1

by Anastasios Tamis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521547431

ISBN-13: 9780521547437

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Beginning with an examination of the conditions in Europe that led to migration, this book details the role of the Greeks in Australian settlement, the two large waves of Greek migration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the ways in which the Greeks have maintained a solid sense of Greek cultural expression. Numbering approximately half a million, the

Overview

Beginning with an examination of the conditions in Europe that led to migration, this book details the role of the Greeks in Australian settlement, the two large waves of Greek migration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the ways in which the Greeks have maintained a solid sense of Greek cultural expression. Numbering approximately half a million, the Greek community in Australia comprises the second largest ethnic minority after the Italians. The contribution of Greek settlers to the large industrial cities and other major urban centers is vital to the economic, social and political life of Australia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521547437
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Greek emigration; 2. The history of settlement; 3. Demographic characteristics; 4. The social composition; 5. The economic composition; 6. The culture and civilisation; 7. The political intervention.

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