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#78 Asian Migration to Melbourne in the 1890s Asia Rising

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Much of migration to Melbourne is studied in a post-war context dominated by Greeks and Italians fleeing a post-war Europe, but it undoubtedly goes back much further. Asian migrants played a notable part in the city’s growth, and these people bought new languages and culture with them.

Guest: Dr Nadia Rhook ( Archaeology and History, La Trobe University)

Follow Nadia Rhook on Twitter: @NadiRhook
Follow La Trobe Asia on Twitter: @latrobeasia

Much of migration to Melbourne is studied in a post-war context dominated by Greeks and Italians fleeing a post-war Europe, but it undoubtedly goes back much further. Asian migrants played a notable part in the city’s growth, and these people bought new languages and culture with them.

Guest: Dr Nadia Rhook ( Archaeology and History, La Trobe University)

Follow Nadia Rhook on Twitter: @NadiRhook
Follow La Trobe Asia on Twitter: @latrobeasia

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