Colonial tears and sweat : the working class in nineteenth-century New Zealand (Book, 1984) [WorldCat.org]
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Colonial tears and sweat : the working class in nineteenth-century New Zealand

Author: Julia Millen
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Reed, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many thousands of people in nineteenth century New Zealand, life in the colony was no glorious adventure. It was a land in whichy only the fittest survived and the most enterprising prospered. For the rest, fortune was less kind.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Millen, Julia.
Colonial tears and sweat.
Wellington [N.Z.] : Reed, 1984
(OCoLC)988271546
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Millen
ISBN: 0589014935 9780589014933
OCLC Number: 12648238
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: The longest emigrant route in the world --
Arrival : rain, mud, rats and sandflies --
A glorious country for a labouring man --
The greatest evil of all --
When a young woman immigrates --
Rough, queer servants --
Summer dust storms, winter mud --
Persons of ill repute --
Sweating : work or slavery? --
Exodus.
Responsibility: Julia Millen.

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For many thousands of people in nineteenth century New Zealand, life in the colony was no glorious adventure. It was a land in whichy only the fittest survived and the most enterprising prospered. For the rest, fortune was less kind.

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