Women of the West
Central Queensland University Press, 2004 - Frontier and pioneer life - 161 pages
This book tells the moving stories of over three hundred pioneering women of Queensland from the 1860s to the 1960s. It is based on the same research that produced the wonderful Women of the West exhibition at the Queensland Museum. If youre proud of the role played by outback women, this book is a must read.
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Raising a Family Making a Home
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