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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

2016

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London Women In The Colonies, Ian C. Willis Jan 2016

London Women In The Colonies, Ian C. Willis

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Book Review Anne Philp, Caroline's Diary, A Woman's World in Colonial Australia, Anchor Books Australia, NSW, 2015, x + 269 pages; ISBN 9780992467135.

This is a book where Anne Philp has created a narrative around the personal diaries of English woman Caroline Husband who came to New South Wales in the mid-19th century. Her father, lawyer James Husband, fell on hard times and fled his Hampstead Hill house in England with debt collectors in pursuit, and was followed to Australia by his wife and seven children. Caroline has documented her thoughts, her experiences and her feelings of her life ...


'Such Slow Murder': Feminism, Moral Panic And Homicidal Women, Katherine Biber, Arlie Loughnan, Julia Quilter Jan 2016

'Such Slow Murder': Feminism, Moral Panic And Homicidal Women, Katherine Biber, Arlie Loughnan, Julia Quilter

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Maternal infanticide is an issue of perennial interest to sociohistorical scholars, criminologists and feminist researchers. In this wide-ranging book, Annie Cossins argues that infanticide is a uniquely ‘feminine’ form of criminality insofar as it draws social and legal attention to women’s bodies.