Congratulations to Bettina Bradbury for the publication of ‘Caroline’s Dilemma: A colonial inheritance saga’

Congratulations to Bettina Bradbury for the publication of Caroline’s Dilemma: A colonial inheritance saga (NewSouth Books, 2019). Could a man use his will to force his widow and children to leave Australia and move to Ireland? This was the question that Caroline Kearney, an unknown emigrant from England, faced after her husband died in 1865. The history of the Kearney family and Caroline’s struggles against Edward’s final wishes offer original insights into settler colonialism, male power, sectarian conflict and much more.  

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