real Matilda woman and identity in Australia, 1788 to the present by Miriam Dixson

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Published by Penguin Books in Ringwood, Vic., Australia, New York, N.Y., USA .

Written in English

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  • Australia


  • Women -- Australia -- History.,
  • Women"s rights.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMiriam Dixon.
LC ClassificationsHQ1822 .D58 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1163726M
ISBN 100140238751
LC Control Number94143689

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