Jill Roe

Jill Roe’s ‘Chivalry and Social Policy in the Antipodes’ appears in Historical Studies, April 1987; she has written of farm life in the fifties in Against the Odds (1984).

Jill Roe reviews 'The Limits of Hope: Soldier settlement in Victoria 1915–1938' by Marilyn Lake

August 1987, no, 93 01 August 1987
Jill Roe reviews 'The Limits of Hope: Soldier settlement in Victoria 1915–1938' by Marilyn Lake
‘The settlement of returned soldiers on cultivable land,’ wrote Ernest Scott in Volume XI of the Official History of Australia in the War 1914–1918 (1936), ‘is one of the most ancient policies of governments after wars.’ Soldier settlement in Australia after World War I is a major instance of a practice dating back as far as Assyria in the thirteenth-century BC. In early twentieth-centur ... (read more)