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Far from where? : Jewish journeys from Shanghai to Australia

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Far from where? : Jewish journeys from Shanghai to Australia
Call No: 951.132 F51f

Call Number951.132 F51f
Dates1999; ©1999
Statement of ResponsibilityAntonia Finnane.
Creators & ContributorsFinnane, Antonia (author)
SummaryIn Far From Where? Antonia Finnane traces the extraordinary lives and experiences of some  Shanghai immigrants who travelled to Australia as refugees, remembered and related as verbal history by the people themselves. In the great transformation of Australian society that occurred in the post-war years, their arrival gave Australia a new future. —Back cover
Contents
  1. The yelling evening
  2. Tickets to life
  3. All in the same boat
  4. The other side of the creek
  5. The money goes
  6. Passports
  7. The district 
  8. Chinese, Japanese
  9. Jewish social situations
  10. The war is over
  11. Slow boat from China
  12. Paradise
  13. Red Menace, Which Australia
  14. going back
Physical Description xix, 267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherCarlton South, Victoria : Melbourne University Press
Notes
  • Includes  bibliographical references (pages 254–260)