Indentured Chinese Labourers of the Wide Bay presented by Margaret Slocomb

By 29 April, 2019
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Indentured Chinese Labourers of the Wide Bay presented by Margaret Slocomb

Date & Time
Monday 29th Apr 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location
Maryborough Library

Address
Maryborough Library, 127-129 Bazaar Street
Maryborough
Queensland
4650


Indentured Chinese Labourers of the Wide Bay presented by Margaret Slocomb

Indentured Chinese Labourers

Margaret Slocomb holds a PhD in history from the University of Queensland. An education specialist, she spent most of her professional career in China and several countries in Southeast Asia, particularly Cambodia. She has written a fascinating history of Chinese Indentured Pastoral Workers in the Wide Bay. Copies of her book Among Australia’s pioneers : Chinese indentured pastoral workers on the Northern Frontier 1848 to C.1880 / Margaret Slocomb can be found in Fraser Coast Libraries local history collection. More recently she has contributed an article to the Journal Labour History – Preserving the contract: The experience of indentured labourers in the Wide Bay and Burnett districts in the nineteenth century.

Date: 29th April, 2019

Time: 9:30am to 11:30pm

Where: Maryborough Library

Bookings essential

Contact: (07) 4190 5788


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