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The Resource Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates, Susanna De Vries

Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates, Susanna De Vries

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Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates
Title
Desert queen
Title remainder
the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates
Statement of responsibility
Susanna De Vries
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born into modest circumstances in Ireland in 1859 and orphaned by the age of six, Daisy Bates' prospects were dim. But through strength of will she pulled herself up to become governess, wife, mother, journalist, intrepid traveller and one of Australia's most controversial ethnographers. The mistress of reinvention, once in Australia, Daisy was able to pass herself off as a member of the aristocracy. Marriage followed - first to the young Breaker Morant, then bigamously to two other husbands. But her lack of convention went deeper than her private life; at a time when white Australia mostly turned its back on indigenous Australians, Daisy set out to study desert Aborigines and document their culture. She would eventually spend 16 years living in a tent in outback Australia tending and documenting desert tribes."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
ANL
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De Vries, Susanna
Dewey number
B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bates, Daisy
  • Women anthropologists
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates, Susanna De Vries
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000042202434
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780732282431
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates, Susanna De Vries
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000042202434
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780732282431
Other physical details
ill.

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