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Exploring Gentry Women on the New South Wales Frontier in the 1820s and 1830s

Doust, Janet


The early settlement of middle-class and gentry families on the frontier in several districts of New South Wales, on the east coast of Australia, in the 1820s and 1830s, and the role of women in this process, has generally been overlooked. Some regional and family histories touch on some of this territory, but largely leave unexplored questions of colonialism, gender, sexuality, class, race and culture. A number of aspirant gentry families took up extensive land grants and settled on them while...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Womens History Review
DOI: 10.1080/09612020802608090


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