The persuaders: recruiting Scots for New Zealand

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The article discusses the marketing campaigns designed to encourage emigration from Scotland to New Zealand in the 19th and 20th centuries. Notable emigration agents are discussed, including James Adam, the Reverend Peter Barclay, and Colin Allan. Also discussed are the involvement of Scottish churches in 19th-century emigration, media campaigns in the 20th century, and New Zealand immigration policy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15
JournalHistory Scotland
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010


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