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Convict Maids: The Forced. has been added to your Basket. Convict Maids analyses the backgrounds of female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840.

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Convict maids : the forced migration of women to Australia. 2. Mercury's charges: the crimes of convict women. 3. Piso's justice: Irish and English offenders. 4. Economic accoutrements: the skills of convict women. 5. Ireland's distant shores: working life in Ireland. 6. England's castaways: working life in England Australian women at war, Patsy Adam-Smith. Find in other libraries.

Convict Maids looks at female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840

Convict Maids looks at female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840. Deborah Oxley refutes the notion that these women were prostitutes and criminals, arguing that in fact they helped put the colony on its feet. Analyzing their backgrounds, Oxley finds that they were skilled, literate, young and healthy-qualities exploited by the new colony.

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oceedings{Oxley1996ConvictMT, title {Convict Maids: The Forced Migration of Women to Australia}, author {Deborah Oxley}, year {1996} }. Deborah Oxley. 1. Elizabeth: a note on data and method 2. Mercury's charges: the crimes of convict women 3. Piso's justice: Irish and English offenders 4. Economic accoutrements: the skills of convict women 5. Ireland's distant shores: working life in Ireland 6. England's castaways: working life in England 7. Colonial requirements: coerced and free immigrants 8. Misconceptions 9. Britain's. loss/Australia's gain? Concluding remarks.

Convict Maids destroys the myth that the female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales . Deborah Oxley argues that in fact these women helped put the colony on its feet.

Convict Maids destroys the myth that the female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840 were mainly prostitutes, professional criminals and the 'sweepings of the gaols'. Oxley shows that the women were generally first offenders, transported for minor offences. They were skilled, literate, young and healthy - qualities exploited by the new colony, which needed them both in the labour market and as wives and mothers

10 May 1967 - The Australian Women's Weekly. The timeline also indicates the arrival of convicts to Australia and when that stopped. Use to support your Australian history unit as posters or on the interactive whiteboard.

10 May 1967 - The Australian Women's Weekly. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photograph from the era. Find this Pin and more on Teaching History by Wuebker History. Social Studies Classroom.

Convict Maids: The forced migration of women to Australia (CUP 1996)

Convict Maids: The forced migration of women to Australia (CUP 1996). Convict Maids destroys the myth that the female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840 were mainly prostitutes, professional criminals and the 'sweepings of the gaols'. Studies in Australian History. By (author) Deborah Oxley. Free delivery worldwide.

The Forced Migration of Women to Australia

The Forced Migration of Women to Australia. They were skilled, literate, young and healthy - qualities exploited by the new colony, which needed them both in the labour market and as wives and mothers.

Commonwealth Government of Australia. Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Nomination. Convict Maids: The Forced Migration of Women to Australia Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Peters, Kimberley and Jennifer Turner. Canberra: Department of the Environment, Heritage, Water and the Arts. Between Crime and Colony: Interrogating (Im)Mobilities Aboard the Convict Ship.

Convict Maids looks at female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840. Deborah Oxley refutes the notion that these women were prostitutes and criminals, arguing that in fact they helped put the colony on its feet. Analyzing their backgrounds, Oxley finds that they were skilled, literate, young and healthy--qualities exploited by the new colony. Convict Maids draws on historical, economic and feminist theory, and is impressive for its extensive and original research.
Convict Maids: The Forced Migration of Women to Australia (Studies in Australian History) download epub
Australia & Oceania
Author: Deborah Oxley
ISBN: 0521446775
Category: History
Subcategory: Australia & Oceania
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (June 13, 1997)
Pages: 352 pages