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Philanthropy in Birmingham and Sydney, 1860-1914: class,gender and race

  title={Philanthropy in Birmingham and Sydney, 1860-1914: class,gender and race},
  author={Elizabeth A Harvey},
This thesis considers philanthropic activities directed towards new mothers and destitute children both “at home” and in a particular colonial context. Philanthropic encounters in Birmingham and Sydney are utilised as a lens through which to explore the intersections between discourses of race, gender and class in metropole and colony. Moreover, philanthropic and missionary efforts towards women and children facilitate a broader discussion of ideas of citizenship and nation. During the… Expand
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