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By Marie Ruiz

This publication specializes in the departure of Britain’s 'surplus' ladies to Australia and New Zealand organised by way of Victorian British lady emigration societies. beginning with an research of the excess of girls query, it then explores the philanthropic nature of the organizations (the lady heart category Emigration Society, the Women’s Emigration Society, the British Women’s Emigration organization, and the Church Emigration Society). The examine of the stern number of distressed gentlewomen emigrants is through an research in their advertising price, and an appraisal of women’s imperialism. eventually, this paintings exhibits that the feminine emigrants less than examine partook within the consolidation of the colonial middle-class.

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