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  • Barossa Women (1988)

    Author: Margaret. Stiller

    Published: in 1988 by Tiltili

    Subject: Family Saga in Barossa

    Format: Book

  • Be Beautiful (1940)

    Author: Jean. Cleland

    Published: in 1940 by Consolidated Press

    Dewey No.: 391

    Subject: self improvement, Beauty Tips

    Format: Book

  • Beating About The Bush (1964)

    Author: Sarah. Mussen

    Published: in 1964 by Jarrolds Publisher

    Dewey No.: 919

    Subject: autobiography-travels in the southern hemisphere

    Format: Book

  • Becoming A Top Woman Manager (1988)

    Author: Leonie. Still

    Published: in 1988 by Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 658.409

    Subject: Advice for women achieving management status

    Format: Book

  • Beds I Have Slept In And Other Stories (not stated)

    Author: Marjorie. Gook

    Published: in not stated by appears self-published

    Dewey No.: 823

    Subject: Marjorie is the last WW1 veteran widow in the Northern Territory - and at 93 she's got some great stories to tell about her husband's life and her own

    Format: Book

  • Before The White Man (1974)

    Author: J. Peter. White

    Published: in 1974 by Reader's Digest Services

    Dewey No.: 994.004

    Subject: Aboriginal Life in Prehistoric Cultural processes. Social life and customs. Art. Rock art. Technology Tools. Civilization. Aboriginal Australians Antiquities.

    Format: Book

  • Before Their Footsteps Fade Forever (2014)

    Author: Greg And Chris. Darcy

    Published: in 2014 by Forgotten Books

    Dewey No.: 823.8

    Subject: Personal history of ancestors who traveled from Ireland to outback Queensland. A history of social life and customs in the 19th century

    Format: Book

  • Beginnings:first Decade Nt Women's Advisory Cncl 1983-1995 (1994)

    Author: Mickey. Dewar

    Published: in 1994 by NT Women's Advisory Council

    Dewey No.: 360

    Subject: NT Women

    Format: Book

  • Behind The Wall: The Women Of The Destitute Asylum Adelaide 1852 - 1918 (1994)

    Author: Mary. Geyer

    Published: in 1994 by Axiom Publishers

    Dewey No.: 305.569

    Subject: women destitute

    Format: Book

  • Being Australian Women:belonging, Citizenship & Identity (2000)

    Author: Cheryl. Lange (Ed)

    Published: in 2000 by Univ of WA.,Dept of History

    Dewey No.: 305409941

    Subject: Australian Citizens

    Format: Book

  • Beryl Beaurepaire (1999)

    Author: Michael. Mckernan

    Published: in 1999 by Queensland University Press

    Subject: founder national women's council, Politics

    Format: Book

  • Better Than Dancing : The Wandering Years Of A Young Australian, Mary Brennan (1987)

    Author: Elaine. Mckenna

    Published: in 1987 by Greenhouse

    Dewey No.: 920.720

    Subject: Brennan, Mary. Women household employees. Women domestics. Women. World War, 1914-1918 Great Britain. Women household employees. Biography. Social conditions. Australia. Great Britain.

    Format: Book

  • Between The Dances (2015)

    Author: Jacqueline. Dinan

    Published: in 2015 by Jane Curry Publishing

    Dewey No.: 940.530

    Subject: The changes in women's lives brought about by WWII. Women struggled with gender stereotypes in nursing, farmhands, munition workers ad in the defence forces. New opportunities for women and social liberation. Respite from war at weekly dances

    Format: Book

  • Between Two Worlds (1995)

    Author: Rowena. Macdonald

    Published: in 1995 by IAD Press

    Dewey No.: 36270899915

    Subject: Stolen Generation

    Format: Book

  • Beverley Buckingham - King Vhs 16

    Author: Beverley. Buckingham- King

    Subject: Ist Lady Jockey to be apprentice of the year 1956

    Format: VHS

  • Beyond Blue Hills. The Ternnaboolla Story (1953)

    Author: Gwen. Meredith

    Published: in 1953 by Angus and Robertson

    Dewey No.: 823.9

    Subject: 'Based on that part of the radio serial, Blue Hills, which deals with the outback stations of Ternna-Boolla and Nahweenah

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Black Stump. Histories Of Outback Australia (2008)

    Author: Alan. Mayne, Edit.

    Published: in 2008 by Wakefield Press

    Dewey No.: 994.2

    Subject: Country life. Central Australia. Frontier and pioneer life. Biography. History

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Furthest Fences (1978)

    Author: Margaret. Ford

    Published: in 1978 by Rigby (Seal Paperback)

    Dewey No.: 919 4291

    Subject: Northern Territory-History-1923-1965

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Ladies Lounge (2003)

    Author: Clare. Wright

    Published: in 2003 by Melbourne University Press

    Subject: Australian women hotelkeepers

  • Beyond The Red Door (2004)

    Author: Janet. Shaw

    Published: in 2004 by Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 796 62092

    Subject: Sh`aw Janet,1966- 2/Women Cyclists - Australia - Biography3/ Blind Athletes - Australia-Biography SPORT

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Red Sandhills:a Central Australian Pioneer's Daughter (1999)

    Author: Trudy. Hayes

    Published: in 1999 by Claire Trudy Greenwell

    Dewey No.: 994.008

    Subject: Hayes family South Australia Women pioneers History. Frontier and pioneer life

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Western Rivers (1956)

    Author: Myrtle Rose. White

    Published: in 1956 by Angus & Robertson

    Dewey No.: 994.49

    Subject: A/Bio Life in outback SA

    Format: Book

  • Bibliophile (1995)

    Author: P C. Abbott-Young (Ed)

    Published: in 1995 by Friends of the State Library S>A

    Subject: Newsletter, Friends of State Library of S.A

  • Bicycling: A History (1972)

    Author: Frederick. Alderson

    Published: in 1972 by Praeger

    Dewey No.: 796.6

    Subject: sport

    Format: Book

  • Bitten By The Bull Bug (1997)

    Author: Lennie. Wa.llace

    Published: in 1997 by Central Qld Uni Press

    Dewey No.: 63601092

    Subject: Wallace,Lennie ; Ranch Life Qld - Cape York Peninsula

    Format: Book