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  • A Man From Gelantipy. From Notes Recorded By Clyde Sykes (1982)

    Author: Colin D. Ferres

    Published: in 1982 by C. Sykes

    Dewey No.: 994.56

    Subject: settlers East Gippsland cattle sheep herding cattlemen Clyde Evelyn Sykes

    Format: Book

  • A Man's Town:inequality Between Men & Women In Rural Australia (1992)

    Author: Ken. Dempsey

    Published: in 1992 by Oxford University Press

    Subject: Sex discrimination against women-Australia

    Format: Book

  • A Mavis Singing: The Story Of An Australian Family (1987)

    Author: Cherry. Cordner

    Published: in 1987 by Bantam Books

    Subject: Wauchope family: 2-Australia - Genealogy

    Format: Book

  • A Meal A Day..: History Of Meals On Wheels (Sa) Inc 1953 - 1996 (1996)

    Author: Michael. Cudmore

    Published: in 1996 by Meals on Wheels

    Format: Book

  • A Mortal Flame (1994)

    Author: David. Adams (Ed.)

    Published: in 1994 by Blubber Head Press

    Dewey No.: A823 2

    Subject: Biography -- Marie Bjelke Petersen (1874-1969)

    Format: Book

  • A Passionate Life (1960)

    Author: Helen. Caldicott Dr

    Published: in 1960 by Randon House

    Subject: Caldicott, Helen

    Format: Book

  • A Place Like Home:growing Up In The School Of Industry 1915-1922 (1987)

    Author: Laura. Todd

    Published: in 1987 by Hale & Ironmonger

    Format: Book

  • A Political Love Story: Joe & Enid Lyons (1987)

    Author: Kate. White

    Published: in 1987 by Penguin

    Dewey No.: 994.040

    Subject: Prime ministers' spouses. Premiers. Women politicians. Lyons family Prime ministers. Biography Politicians. Biography. Politics and government 20th century Lyons, Joseph Aloysius, 1879-1939 Lyons, Enid, Dame, 1897-1981. Politicians. Politics and government. Prime ministers. Australia. Politics and government. 1901-1945.

    Format: Book

  • A Portrait Of Progress: Women In W.a 1899-1999 (1999)

    Author: Diana, Valerie & Jan. Chase, Krantz & Jackson

    Published: in 1999 by Govt of W.A

    Dewey No.: 305.409941

    Subject: many varied subjects that effect women

    Format: Book

  • A River Woman: Australia's First Female Riverboat Captain Tells Her Story (2001)

    Author: Pearl. Wallace

    Published: in 2001 by Southern Cross University Press

    Dewey No.: 994.404

    Subject: Wallace, Pearl, 1911- Ship captains. Biography. River steamers. River life. Women ship captains. Australia. Biography. River life. Murray River. River boats. History

    Format: Book

  • A Sense Of Purpose: Great Australian Women Of The 20Th Century (1996)

    Author: D W. Thorpe

    Published: in 1996 by Reed International Books p/l

    Subject: Women-Australia-Biography-Dictionaries

    Format: Book

  • A Short History Of Medical Women In Australia (1970)

    Author: Elma Sandford. Morgan

    Published: in 1970 by The Author, 17 Bonythorn, Egmont Terrace, Hawthorn, S.A

    Dewey No.: 610.69

    Subject: History of medical women in Australia from 1890. Constance Stone was the first registered woman medical practitioner after qualifying overseas. Women medical practitioners were registered by individual state boards and restricted to that state.

    Format: Book

  • A Son Of The Red Centre (1992)

    Author: Kurt. Johannsen

    Published: in 1992 by Kurt Johannsen

    Format: Book

  • A Steady Storm Of Correspondence (2001)

    Author: Gregory. Kratzmann

    Published: in 2001 by Uni.of Qld Press

    Dewey No.: 821.3

    Subject: Harwood Gwen 1920-95 Correspondence Poet, 'B/W Photos

    Format: Book

  • A Story Dreamt Long Ago (2003)

    Author: Phyllis. Mcduff

    Published: in 2003 by Bantam (Random House)

    Subject: McDuff, Bettina 2/McDuff,Phyllis 3/Women refugees-Austria-Biography

    Format: Book

  • A Tolerable Good Success (1983)

    Author: Monica. Perrott

    Published: in 1983 by Hale & Ironmonger

    Format: Book

  • A Town Like Alice: What Was It Like?:from Foundation To Post Ww Ii (1947) (1998)

    Author: Bruce. Strong

    Published: in 1998 by Bruce Strong

    Format: Book

  • A Tribute To Australian Women (1980)

    Author: John & Bruce. Larkins & Howard

    Published: in 1980 by Rigby Publishers

    Dewey No.: 301.40994

    Subject: many different Australian women

    Format: Book

  • A Wealth Of Women.: Australian Women's Lives From 1788 To The Present (2001)

    Author: Alison. Alexander

    Published: in 2001 by Duffy and Snellgrove

    Format: Book

  • A Web Of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928 - 1973) (1992)

    Author: Christina. Stead (Ed Geering, E.g)

    Published: in 1992 by Angus & Robertson

    Subject: Stead,Christina, 1902 - 1983; Authors, Australian - 20th Century - Correspondence

    Format: Book

  • A Winning Faith: The Margaret Court Story (1993)

    Author: Barbara. Oldfield

    Published: in 1993 by Sovereign World

    Format: Book

  • A Woman In A Man's World (1971)

    Author: Helen. Moyes

    Published: in 1971 by Alpha Books

    Dewey No.: 301.412

    Subject: Moyes, Helen, 1881- Great Britain. Biography. History. Feminists. England. Australia. Women in public life.

    Format: Book

  • A Woman Of Difference: Augusta Zadow And The 1894 Factories Act (1995)

    Author: Christine. Finnimore

    Published: in 1995 by Workcover Corpn & Christine Finnimore

    Format: Book

  • A Woman's Education

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  • A Woman's Education: The Road From Corain To Smith College (2003)

    Author: Jill Ker. Conway

    Published: in 2003 by Random House

    Dewey No.: 954009

    Subject: Autobiography