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Family Experiments: Middle-class, professional families in Australia and New Zealand c. 1880–1920

Richardson, Shelley

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Family Experiments explores the forms and undertakings of ‘family’ that prevailed among British professionals who migrated to Australia and New Zealand in the late nineteenth century. Their attempts to establish and define ‘family’ in Australasian, suburban environments reveal how the Victorian theory of ‘separate spheres’ could take a variety of forms in the new world setting. The attitudes and assumptions that shaped these family experiments may be placed on a continuum that extends from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016-11
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/222078
DOI: 10.22459/FE.11.2016
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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