I cannot do any more: resistance, respectability and ruin - recapturing the Irish orphan girls in the Moreton Bay districts

Connors, Libby and Turner, Bernadette (1998) I cannot do any more: resistance, respectability and ruin - recapturing the Irish orphan girls in the Moreton Bay districts. In: Irish women in colonial Australia. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, Australia, pp. 105-122. ISBN 1864487151

Abstract

The study of a small sample of about 4,000 Irish female orphans sent from the workhouses of Ireland to the Australian colonies in the years 1848 to 1850.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version not able to be displayed according to Publisher's policy. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 994.0049162 Iri.
Depositing User: Dr Libby Connors
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2008 06:12
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2011 02:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: Irish; women; orphans; colonial Australia
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169901 Gender Specific Studies
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160803 Race and Ethnic Relations
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australia's Past
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4431

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