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Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914

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Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914 - Hammerton, A. James
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First published in 1979. This book examines the distressed gentlewoman stereotype, primarily through a study of the experience of emigration among single middle-class women between 1830 and 1914. Based largely on a study of government and philanthropic emigration projects, it argues that the image of the downtrodden resident governess does inadequate justice to Victorian middle-class women's responses to the experience of economic and social decline and to insufficient female employment opportunities. This title will be of ...

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Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138642102

Paperback

Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138642072

Hardcover

Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914 1979, Croom Helm, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780847661220

Hardcover