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Blue china : single female migration to colonial Australia
Blue china : single female migration to colonial Australia
Gothard, Janice2001
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Almost a hundred thousand single women emigrated from Britain to the Australian colonies between 1850 and 1900. The popular assumption is that these women went to find husbands, but this text establishes that the female emigration schemes were devised to ease the shortage of domestic servants.
Imprint:
Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2001.
Collation:
xiii, 298 p. : ill., charts ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
052284958X052284958X
Dewey class:
325.241325.2410994
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibrarySociety and Beliefs325.241 GOTAvailable
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