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Duty free : Australian women abroad

Author: Ros Pesman
Publisher: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an account of Australian women's travel from the 1870s until 1970, when jet travel altered the concept of this key Australian rite of passage. Drawing on numerous travel diaries, letters and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pesman, Ros.
Duty free.
Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)988580905
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ros Pesman
ISBN: 0195536398 9780195536393
OCLC Number: 34874421
Description: viii, 271 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Travel and Traveller's Tales --
Interlude Antecedents --
2. Travel and Status --
Interlude Adelaide Ironside --
3. Travel and Aspirations --
Interlude Annie Duncan --
4. Travel and Independence --
Interlude Winifred James --
5. Travel and War --
Interlude Dorris Gentile --
6. Travel and Reform --
Interlude Dora Birtles and Irene Saxby --
7. Travel and Politics --
Interlude Voyages and Ports --
8. Travel and Discovery of the World --
Interlude Stella Bowen --
9. Travel and Discovery of Self --
Interlude Charmian Clift and Gillian Bouras --
10. Travel, the Coronation, and Carnaby Street.
Responsibility: Ros Pesman.
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..".An important and entertaining contribution to our understanding of the historical conjunction of travel, gender formation, and a particular fragment of empire."--American Historical Review

 
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