Colonial tears and sweat : the working class in nineteenth-century New Zealand; ...

Name/Title

Colonial tears and sweat : the working class in nineteenth-century New Zealand

About this object

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. 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.

Date Made

1984

Publisher

Reed

Publication Place

Auckland

Subject and Association Keywords

Working class -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

589014935

Object number

2014.1.1010

Spine Label

305.562 MIL

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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