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A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 - cover

A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53

Ellen Clacy

Publisher: DigiCat

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Ellen Clacy's 'A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53' provides a firsthand account of the author's experiences during the gold rush in Australia. Written in a lively and engaging style, the book offers valuable insights into the daily life, challenges, and excitement of the gold rush era. Clacy's attention to detail and colorful descriptions bring the bustling atmosphere of the gold diggings to life, making it a fascinating read for history enthusiasts and literary scholars alike. The book also reflects the growing interest in travel writing and women's narratives during the mid-19th century. As one of the few female voices on the goldfields, Clacy's perspective adds a unique and nuanced dimension to our understanding of this historical period. Recommended for readers interested in Australian history, gender studies, and the art of storytelling.
Available since: 08/15/2022.
Print length: 133 pages.

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