An All Consuming Passion: Origins, Modernity and the Australian Life of Georgiana Molloy

by

Write The First Customer Review

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Australia's geological, human, and natural history, "An All Consuming Passion" is the story of amateur botanist Georgiana Molloy. In 1829 she married a retired Army captain and emigrated from Scotland to the remote southwestern corner of Australia. William Lines weaves the story of Molloy's life and increasing commitment to botany with the broader story of colonial invasion. He uses Molloy's experienceknown mostly through her prolific lettersto highlight issues such as gender ...

An All Consuming Passion: Origins, Modernity and the Australian Life of Georgiana Molloy 1996, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520204225

New edition

Trade paperback

Select