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By Charlotte Macdonald

among the 1840s and Eighteen Eighties, millions of younger unmarried ladies got here to New Zealand as assisted migrants from Britain and eire. during this designated examine of forgotten lives, Charlotte Macdonald highlights the studies and identities of a very important migrant team, one formerly overshadowed through the tales of gold diggers, pastoralists, infantrymen, adventurers and agricultural labourers.

Macdonald, a pioneer of study into women’s heritage, brings a brand new viewpoint on New Zealand’s ecu payment. Her compelling examine will attract an individual looking to examine the origins of up to date New Zealand identity.

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