A Wolf At the Table by Augusten Burroughs

A Woman of Good Character: Single Women As Immigrant Settlers in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand by Charlotte MacDonald

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Thousands Of Young Women ... Came To New Zealand As 'government' Or Assisted Immigrants Between The 1840s And The 1880s. Most Knew Little Of Their Destination - Only That Young Women Like Them Were Urgently Needed To Work As Domestic Servants And To Balance The 'disproportion Of The Sexes' In The Fledgling Colony ... Explores The Women's Life Histories And Life Patterns Both Prior To And After Emigration. Theirs Is A Forgotten History, And A Unique One, And Their Story Challenges Many Of Our Preconceptions About Women's Lives In Nineteenth-century New Zealand--cover. Search For Women As New Settlers -- Immigrants -- Voyage -- Finding Work And Getting On -- Marriage -- Fertility, Childbirth And Family Life -- Woman Of Bad Character? -- Appendixes : Ships Which Carried Government Immigrants To Canterbury 1853-1871 -- Women For Whom Information About Children Has Been Traced. Charlotte Macdonald. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 248-271). This 1990 Allen & Unwin/Historical Branch Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780046582586 SKU: 1308258 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.