Women, Migration and Empire
Trentham Books, 1996 - Antislavery movements - 153 pages
New light is thrown on the history of England and the British Empire in this account of the experiences of woman, immigrant and English-born, during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The book brings together the disparate experiences of Irish, Caribbean and Jewish immigrants and relates them also to the philanthropic activities of middle class women in Britain.
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