Children at Sea: Researching Juvenile Experiences on Trans-Pacific Steamships in the Early Twentieth Century

By Hayley Keon The clouds sat heavy over the harbour but they did little to dampen Louise van Evera’s mood. Writing in her diary on the 19th of November 1927, the twelve-year-old revelled in the day’s excitement, recording in detail the guests and gifts that her family had received as they prepared to depart Shanghai […]

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