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Women Transported: Life In Australia's Convict Female Factories

£40.00

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Women Transported is a landmark exhibition long overdue.
Here, finally, is the story of the women, their lives forged by suffering and dislocation, who became the mothers of our nation. They are, literally, the ancestral mothers of one in five Australians living today. This exhibition reveals their heroism, their grit, and the astonishing ability of most to bounce back and adapt to alien circumstances in a hard and foreign land. They brought to Australia a kaleidoscope of different trades - and contrary to the myth, only a handful were prostitutes. They went on to pioneer the land, raise families, conduct businesses, run farms and work in the myriad of occupations which kept the early colony alive. They indelibly defined the Australian character and it is surely time their story - our story - is told.

Item details

Author(s):
Gay Hendriksen
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
104
Publisher:
Parramatta City Council, Sydney
Title:
Women Transported: Life In Australia's Convict Female Factories

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Women Transported is a landmark exhibition long overdue.
Here, finally, is the story of the women, their lives forged by suffering and dislocation, who became the mothers of our nation. They are, literally, the ancestral mothers of one in five Australians living today. This exhibition reveals their heroism, their grit, and the astonishing ability of most to bounce back and adapt to alien circumstances in a hard and foreign land. They brought to Australia a kaleidoscope of different trades - and contrary to the myth, only a handful were prostitutes. They went on to pioneer the land, raise families, conduct businesses, run farms and work in the myriad of occupations which kept the early colony alive. They indelibly defined the Australian character and it is surely time their story - our story - is told.

Author(s):
Gay Hendriksen
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
104
Publisher:
Parramatta City Council, Sydney
Title:
Women Transported: Life In Australia's Convict Female Factories

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