Fundraising, Flirtation and Fancywork : Charity Bazaars in Nineteenth Century Australia
By: Shiell, Annette.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012Description: 1 online resource (328 p.).ISBN: 9781443864770.Subject(s): Bazaars (Charities) -- Australia -- History -- 19th century | Bazaars (Charities) | Charities -- Australia -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fundraising, Flirtation and Fancywork : Charity Bazaars in Nineteenth Century AustraliaDDC classification: 361.7 | 361.7/4 | 361.7099409034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE - THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHARITY BAZAAR; CHAPTER TWO - A TRANSPORTED TRADITION: THE CHARITY BAZAAR IN AUSTRALIA; CHAPTER THREE - CHARITY BAZAARS: A SOCIAL NUISANCE OR A NECESSARY EVIL?; CHAPTER FOUR - THE INCOMBUSTIBILITY OF A SALAMANDER: WOMEN AND BAZAARS; CHAPTER FIVE - FASHIONING THE FANCYWORK; CHAPTER SIX - HEYDAYS AND THE GRAND BAZAAR IN AUSTRALIA; CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Fundraising, Flirtation and Fancywork examines the history and development of the charity bazaar movement in Australia. Transported from Britain, the charity bazaar played an integral role in Australian communal, social and philanthropic life from the early days of European settlement. Ranging in size and scale, from simple sales of goods to month long extravaganzas, charity bazaars were such a popular and successful means of raising revenue that they sustained the majority of the nation's ma...
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