The Women of Botany Bay: A Reinterpreation of the Role of Women in the Origins of Australian Society

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Penguin, 1993 - Australia - 494 pages
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Revised edition of a history first published in 1988 which recreates the lives of women convicts and convict's wives transported to New South Wales from Britain and Ireland between 1787 and 1828. Derived from contemporary records, it records their achievements and contribution to society. Includes extensive lists of women transported, a name index, and general index. Awarded the inaugural Marjorie Barnard Literary Award by the Society of Women Writers (NSW) in 1990. The author is associate professor of history at Macquarie University and her other publications include TThe Hatch and Brood of Time: A study of the first generation of native-born white Australians 1788P1828'.

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THE INCREASING DEPRAVITY OF THE AGE
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THE REFUSE OF LONDON
63
THE GODS GO ABEGGING
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