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Pioneer women of the bush and outback / Jennifer Isaacs
Bib ID 8078883
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Isaacs, Jennifer, author
 
Description Sydney : New Holland Publishers, 2019 
©2019 
256 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm 
ISBN 9781760791544 (paperback)
Summary

This book is a fascinating insight into the daily lives of women from a variety of backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Chinese, Indian and German woman. Pioneer Women provides a unique portrait of how women set up and ran their remote bush homes and the work they did outside the home shearing, droving, managing properties, teaching and governessing. Includes a wealth of photographs contributed by museums and descendants of many of the pioneers.

Notes

First published by Lansdowne Press, 1990.

Contains biographical information.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Women pioneers -- Australia -- History.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia.  |  Women -- Australia -- History.  |  Australia -- Rural conditions -- 19th century.  |  Australian

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