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Emigration and Empire : the Life of Maria S. Rye.

Author: Marion Diamond
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities., Literature and society in Victorian Britain.
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Maria S. Rye, a woman motivated by both feminist and philanthropic ideals, devoted her life to the migration of women and girls out of England. This biography gives an account of Rye's activities from her early engagement with liberal feminism through her association with the ""Langham Place group"" in the 1850s, her work as a journalist and with the Society for Promoting Women's Employment, through to her efforts  Read more...
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Diamond, Marion.
Emigration and Empire : The Life of Maria S. Rye.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Named Person: Maria S Rye; Maria S Rye
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Diamond
ISBN: 9781134823628 1134823622
OCLC Number: 852757680
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages).
Contents: Cover; EMIGRATION AND EMPIRE; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Ch. 1. A Chelsea Childhood; Ch. 2. With the Ladies at Langham Place; Ch. 3. Solutions for Surplus Women; Ch. 4. New Zealand; Ch. 5. Australia; Ch. 6. An Emigration Agent in London; Ch. 7. A New Field in Canada; Ch. 8. 'Our Gutter Children'; Ch. 9. Our Western Home; Ch. 10. Emigration and Empire; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities., Literature and society in Victorian Britain.

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Maria S. Rye, a woman motivated by both feminist and philanthropic ideals, devoted her life to the migration of women and girls out of England. This biography gives an account of Rye's activities from her early engagement with liberal feminism through her association with the ""Langham Place group"" in the 1850s, her work as a journalist and with the Society for Promoting Women's Employment, through to her efforts in women's and children's emigrationBetween 1861 and 1896, Maria S. Rye sent many hundreds of single women out to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and more than four thou.

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