A Woman of Good Character: Single Women as Immigrant by Charlotte Macdonald

By Charlotte Macdonald

among the 1840s and Eighteen Eighties, millions of younger unmarried ladies got here to New Zealand as assisted migrants from Britain and eire. during this distinctive examine of forgotten lives, Charlotte Macdonald highlights the reviews and identities of a extremely important migrant staff, one formerly overshadowed through the tales of gold diggers, pastoralists, squaddies, adventurers and agricultural labourers.

Macdonald, a pioneer of study into women’s heritage, brings a brand new standpoint on New Zealand’s ecu cost. Her compelling learn will attract an individual looking to examine the origins of latest New Zealand identity.

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