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1 'Fully ripe for transportation' 2 'Transported beyond seas' 3 Deaths in the Female Factory 4 Finding a bearable place 5 'These rebellious hussies' 6 Taking the children away 7 Orphans of the Atwick 8 Motherhood under sentence 9 The vagaries of freedom 10 The last survivors Epilogue List of the Scottish convicts on the Atwick Acknowledgements A note on sources Select bibliography Index

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LUCY FROST has spent a career researching and writing about nineteenth-century women. She is the author of No Place for a Nervous Lady and other books on women's experience.

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'Her superb research and sympathetic reconstructions of nineteenth-century Scotland and Australia bring to life a long-forgotten but fascinating group of women.' - Sian Rees, author of The Floating Brothel..

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