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Women of the coal rushes

Author: David Peetz; Georgina Murray
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A touching and inspiring narrative, this history chronicles the vital role played by women in the coal mining industry in central and southeastern Queensland, Australia. From the early days when wives supported their coal mining husbands through the women's auxiliaries to the fight for better working conditions and the recent move out of the home and into the mines, this well-researched record includes personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peetz, David, 1957-
Women of the coal rushes.
Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010534339
(OCoLC)528530300
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Peetz; Georgina Murray
ISBN: 9781742232225 1742232221
OCLC Number: 719377467
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 343 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: David Peetz, Georgina Murray.

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Think coal mining, and most likely you think men. This book tells a very different story. Women have long been the backbone of the coal mining industry. As wives and mothers theyve fought battles for  Read more...

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