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A Saviour of Living Cargoes: The Life and Work of Caroline Chisholm

by: Carole Walker
published by: Australian Scholarly Publishing

Caroline Chisholm is one of the outstanding women of Australian history, remembered for her philanthropic work in finding shelter and employment for the many female immigrants who arrived on these shores without protection or prospects. In London, she arrange free passages for emancipists' wives and children and encouraged families to emigrate to Australia. In the Victorian goldfields, she provided accommodation for travellers. Her work spanned three continents - Europe, Asia and Australia. This biography by Carole Walker aims to look behind the image that has grown up around Caroline Chisholm and understand her motivation.

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