1st Edition

Women Writing Home, 1700-1920 Vol 2 Female Correspondence Across the British Empire

    376 Pages
    by Routledge

    Assembles a range of women's letters from the former British Empire. These letters 'written home' are not only historical sources; they are also representations of the state of the Empire in far-off lands sent home to Britain and, occasionally, other centres established as 'home'.

    Volume 2 Australia: Introduction Part I: New South Wales Elizabeth Macarthur, Senior, 1789–1838 Elizabeth Macarthur, Junior, 1817–18 Margaret Catchpole, 1802–11 Mary Wild, 1817–26 Christiana Blomfield, 1824–39 Fanny Macleay, 1826–36 Part II: Western Australia Georgiana Molloy, 1832–41 Charlotte Bussell, 1839–53 Part III: Tasmania Jane Franklin, 1837–42 Part IV: South Australia Mary Thomas, 1838–40


    Klaus Stierstorfer, Deirdre Coleman, Cecily Devereux, Susan Clair Imbarrato, Charlotte J. Macdonald