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The Victorian spinster and colonial emigration : contested subjects

This volume examines the problematic issues surrounding the colonial emigration of Victorian, unmarried women, revealing the many ways in which these women were regarded as cultural "excess". The author uses various discourses to form a critical evaluation of the events she investigates.
Print Book, English, 1999
Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1999