Empty Cradles (Oranges and Sunshine) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Margaret Humphreys

Empty Cradles (Oranges and Sunshine) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Margaret Humphreys year 2011
  • Book name: Empty Cradles (Oranges and Sunshine)
  • Author: Margaret Humphreys
  • Release date: 2011/11/20
  • Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Health
  • ISBN: 9780552165327
  • Rating: 7.12 of 10
  • Votes: 543
  • Review by: Adriana Troy
  • Review rating: 9.87 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/25
  • Total pages: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the British government. At first incredulous, Margaret discovered that this was just the tip of an enormous iceberg. Up to 150,000 children, some as young as three years old, had been deported from children's homes in Britain and shipped off to a 'new life' in distant parts of the Empire, right up until as recently as 1970.Many were told that their parents were dead, and parents were told that their children had been adopted. In fact, for many children it was to be a life of horrendous physical and sexual abuse far away from everything they knew. Margaret and her team reunited thousands of families before it was too late, brought authorities to account, and worldwide attention to an outrageous miscarriage of justice.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H53M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Age Groups: Children, Family & Relationships, Child Welfare, Migration, Immigration & Emigration, Adoption, British & Irish History
  • Available formats: LIT, DOCX, TXT, DOC, PDF, PDB, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in DEB, ZIP, ACE, RAR, DMG
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.31 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x198x25mm
  • Weight: 273g
  • Printed by: Corgi Books
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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