To Try Her Fortune in London: Australian Women, Colonialism, and Modernity
Between 1870 and 1940, tens of thousands of Australian women were drawn to London, their imperial metropolis and the center of the publishing, art, musical, theatrical, and educational worlds. Even more Australian women than men made the pilgrimage "home," seeking opportunities beyond those available to them in the Australian colonies or dominion. In tracing the experiences of these women, this volume reveals hitherto unexamined connections between whiteness, colonial status, gender, and modernity.
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Australian Womens Voyages Home White Colonialness Priviledge and Modernity
Inhabiting the Metropolis Gendered Space and Colonialism
Colonizing London Australian Womens Neighborhoods Networks and Associations
Contesting Colonial Mens Imperial Power Australian Womens Metropolitan Activism and Commonwealth Feminism
Metropolis as Crucible Constructing Colonial Imperial and National Identities
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