Desert Queen : The Many Lives and Loves of Daisy Bates

Author(s): Susanna De Vries

BIOGRAPHY

The Queen of the Never Never as never seen before! In the 1890s when most women were content to marry well and raise families, Daisy Bates, an Irish-born, former charity case orphan, reinvented herself from governess to heiress to anthropologist. She would become one of the best known, and most controversial anthropologists in history, and one of the first people to put Aboriginal culture on the map with her study of language and kinship ties. Born into tough circumstances, Daisy

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General Fields

  • : 9780732282431
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : 0.455
  • : February 2008
  • : books

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  • : Susanna De Vries
  • : Paperback
  • : 304