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Life and death in the age of sail : the passage to Australia / Robin Haines
Bib ID 1043578
Format BookBook
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Haines, Robin
 
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Description Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2003 
365 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0868405493
Summary

Provides a new insight into the lives of those who migrated from the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. We hear from the migrants' letters and diaries as they write about everyday life on board and their hopes for the future, as they weep over children buried at sea.

Notes

Queensland Premier's Literary Awards 2004 entrant.

Includes bibliography (p. 330-341) and index.

Subjects Immigrants - Australia - History - 19th century.  |  Immigrants - Health and hygiene - Australia.  |  Voyages and travels - History - 19th century.  |  Australia - Emigration and immigration - History - 19th century.  |  First generation migrants  |  Child migrants  |  Sea transport  |  Health status  |  History, 1801-1900  |  Statistics  |  Interstate comparisons

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