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A wealth of women : Australian women's lives from 1788 to the present / Alison Alexander with Prue Torney-Parlicki.
Call No: A3/30/93
Author: Alexander, Alison, 1949 September 23- ; Torney-Parlicki, Prue. ;
Publisher: Potts Point, N.S.W. : Duffy & Snellgrove, 2001.
Subject: Genealogy. ; Women in Australia - Biography. ; Women in Australia - History. ; Women in australia - History. ; Women in australia Biography. ; Australian women. ; Women - Social conditions. ; Women. ; Women - Australia - Social conditions. ; Women - Australia - History. ; Australia. ; History. ; Australia - economic & social conditions & customs ; Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: ix, 300 pages, [72] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Public Note: Donated by TAFENSW St George Library
Summary: Preface -- Early Days -- The Australian Woman -- Snapshot: Food -- Building a Nation -- The First World War -- Snapshot: Health -- Beginning the Struggle -- The 1920s -- Snapshot: Fashion -- Hard Times -- The Boom Years -- Snapshot: Education -- The Women's Movement -- The Struggle Continues -- Snapshot: Inventions -- Today -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Picture Credits -- Index.

Capturing the experience of the lives of thousands of convicts, pioneers and Victorian and 20th century women, this is a history of Australian women from 1788 to today, and features hundreds of vignettes about the real lives of ordinary and famous women across the centuries.

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