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Women Writing Home, 1700-1920 : Female Correspondence Across the British Empire

By: Stierstorfer, Klaus.
Contributor(s): Coleman, Deirdre | Devereux, Cecily | Imbarrato, Susan Clair | Macdonald, Charlotte J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2006Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (2168 p.).ISBN: 9781781446850.Subject(s): English letters -- 18th century | English letters -- Women authors | Women colonists -- CorrespondenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women Writing Home, 1700-1920 : Female Correspondence Across the British EmpireDDC classification: 920.7209171241 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 1; Contents to Volume 1; Acknowledgements; General Introduction; Bibliography; Introduction to Volume 1; Note on the Texts to Volume 1; I: Sabina Peter Clemens, Sierra Leone, 1851-63; II. Henrietta Elise König/Knödler to the Reverend H. Venn(CMS headquarters, London),Sierra Leone, 1860-5; III. Lady Florence Dixie,South Africa, 1881; IV. Jane F. Moir to her family, Lake Nyasaand Lake Tanganyika, 1890; V. Ada Slatter to Laura Geddes (Scotland),Transvaal Colony, 1904-6; British East African Protectorate, 1909; SouthernRhodesia, 1915, 1921
Editorial Notes to Volume 1Appendix: Illustrations; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 2; Contents to Volume 2; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Volume 2; Note on the Texts to Volume 2; Bibliography; I. New South Wales; Elizabeth Macarthur, Senior; Elizabeth Macarthur, Junior; Margaret Catchpole; Mary Wild; Christiana Jane Blomfield; Frances (Fanny) Leonora Macleay; II. Western Australia; Georgiana Molloy; Charlotte Bussell; III. Tasmania; Jane Franklin; Mary Thomas; Editorial Notes to Volume 1; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 3; Contents to Volume 3; Acknowledgements
Introduction to Volume 3Note on the Texts to Volume 3; Bibliography; I. Early Colonial Period: British North America in theLate Eighteenth Century; Elizabeth Russell; II. Women and Settlement, 1832-1918; Rebecca Radcliff; Alice Rendell's Circular Letters, 1903-5; Barbara Alice Slater to Lilian ('Lily Anna') andEllen Clement; III. Colonial Administration:Women and the Hudson's Bay Company; Frances Simpson; Isobel Finlayson; Letitia Mactavish Hargrave; IV. Travelling Women; Anna Brownell Jameson to Ottilie von Goethe; Clara, Lady Rayleigh, to her Mother; Editorial Notes to Volume 3
Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 4Contents to Volume 4; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Volume 4; Note on the Texts to Volume 4; Bibliography to Volume 4; I. A Home Away From Home:Family and Society; Sophia Plowden; Matilda Spry; Alice Massy; II. Against the Grain:Pioneer Women; Marie Elizabeth Hayes; Margaret Noble(Sister Nivedita); Cornelia Sorabjito Mary, Lady Hobhouse; Cornelia Sorabjito Sir Valentine Chirol; Editorial Notes to Volume 4; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 5; Contents to Volume 5; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction to Volume 5
Note on the Texts to Volume 5Biliography to Volume 5; Untitled; I. Sarah Selwyn; II. Sarah Greenwood; III. Caroline Abraham; IV. Jane Maria Richmond (Atkinson); V. Georgina Bowen; Editorial Notes to Volume 5; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 6; Contents to Volume 6; Introduction to Volume 6; Note on the Texts to Volume 6; Bibliography; I. Domestic Concerns andFamilial Connections; Sarah Cary, Letters from Grenada, West Indiesand Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1779-1824; Elizabeth (Eliza) Farmar, Lettersfrom Philadelphia, 1774-89; II. Political Perspectives:Loyalist and Patriot
Anne Hulton,Letters from Boston, 1767-76
Summary: Assembles a range of women''s letters from the former British Empire. These letters ''written home'' are not only historical sources; they are also representations of the state of the Empire in far-off lands sent home to Britain and, occasionally, other centres established as ''home''.
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Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 1; Contents to Volume 1; Acknowledgements; General Introduction; Bibliography; Introduction to Volume 1; Note on the Texts to Volume 1; I: Sabina Peter Clemens, Sierra Leone, 1851-63; II. Henrietta Elise König/Knödler to the Reverend H. Venn(CMS headquarters, London),Sierra Leone, 1860-5; III. Lady Florence Dixie,South Africa, 1881; IV. Jane F. Moir to her family, Lake Nyasaand Lake Tanganyika, 1890; V. Ada Slatter to Laura Geddes (Scotland),Transvaal Colony, 1904-6; British East African Protectorate, 1909; SouthernRhodesia, 1915, 1921

Editorial Notes to Volume 1Appendix: Illustrations; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 2; Contents to Volume 2; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Volume 2; Note on the Texts to Volume 2; Bibliography; I. New South Wales; Elizabeth Macarthur, Senior; Elizabeth Macarthur, Junior; Margaret Catchpole; Mary Wild; Christiana Jane Blomfield; Frances (Fanny) Leonora Macleay; II. Western Australia; Georgiana Molloy; Charlotte Bussell; III. Tasmania; Jane Franklin; Mary Thomas; Editorial Notes to Volume 1; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 3; Contents to Volume 3; Acknowledgements

Introduction to Volume 3Note on the Texts to Volume 3; Bibliography; I. Early Colonial Period: British North America in theLate Eighteenth Century; Elizabeth Russell; II. Women and Settlement, 1832-1918; Rebecca Radcliff; Alice Rendell's Circular Letters, 1903-5; Barbara Alice Slater to Lilian ('Lily Anna') andEllen Clement; III. Colonial Administration:Women and the Hudson's Bay Company; Frances Simpson; Isobel Finlayson; Letitia Mactavish Hargrave; IV. Travelling Women; Anna Brownell Jameson to Ottilie von Goethe; Clara, Lady Rayleigh, to her Mother; Editorial Notes to Volume 3

Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 4Contents to Volume 4; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Volume 4; Note on the Texts to Volume 4; Bibliography to Volume 4; I. A Home Away From Home:Family and Society; Sophia Plowden; Matilda Spry; Alice Massy; II. Against the Grain:Pioneer Women; Marie Elizabeth Hayes; Margaret Noble(Sister Nivedita); Cornelia Sorabjito Mary, Lady Hobhouse; Cornelia Sorabjito Sir Valentine Chirol; Editorial Notes to Volume 4; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 5; Contents to Volume 5; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction to Volume 5

Note on the Texts to Volume 5Biliography to Volume 5; Untitled; I. Sarah Selwyn; II. Sarah Greenwood; III. Caroline Abraham; IV. Jane Maria Richmond (Atkinson); V. Georgina Bowen; Editorial Notes to Volume 5; Women Writing Home, 1700-1920, Volume 6; Contents to Volume 6; Introduction to Volume 6; Note on the Texts to Volume 6; Bibliography; I. Domestic Concerns andFamilial Connections; Sarah Cary, Letters from Grenada, West Indiesand Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1779-1824; Elizabeth (Eliza) Farmar, Lettersfrom Philadelphia, 1774-89; II. Political Perspectives:Loyalist and Patriot

Anne Hulton,Letters from Boston, 1767-76

Assembles a range of women''s letters from the former British Empire. These letters ''written home'' are not only historical sources; they are also representations of the state of the Empire in far-off lands sent home to Britain and, occasionally, other centres established as ''home''.

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