A Wealth of Women
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A Wealth of Women

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The first book to provide a comprehensive history of ordinary Australian women, from 1788. As well as the central narrative, there are dozens of snapshots of individuals, and mini-histories of important aspects of women’s lives such as health, fashion and cooking.

With chapters on Indigenous women by Prue Torney-Parlicki, and thirty-two pages of photographs.

Alison Alexander lives in Tasmania and is a historian and biographer.

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