Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback by Jennifer Isaacs

Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback

Jennifer Isaacs
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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. 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.

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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. 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.

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