Contents: Migration theories - Migration schemes and assisted migration - Indenture - German migration to Australia - Life in Frauenstein and factors affecting migration - Letters and their function - Migrant letters and the construct of history - The Frauenstein letters.
The Author: Kathrine Reynolds is an Australian scholar with a diverse background. She has lectured at the University of NSW in General Studies and conducted research over three decades in the areas of crayfish and kangaroo ecology, pharmaceutical trials in arthritis, and also conducted research in education and migration history. She holds a B.A. and M.Sc. from the School of Zoology, University of NSW and a Ph.D. from the Department of Germanic Studies, University of Sydney. Currently, she is a Research Associate, Department of History, University of Sydney.