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Australian women war reporters : Boer War to Vietnam

Author: Jeannine Baker
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Australian Women War Reporters, Jeannine Baker provides a much-needed account of the pioneering women who reported from the biggest conflicts of the twentieth century. Two women covered the South African War at the turn of the century, and Louise Mack witnessed the fall of Antwerp in 1914. Others such Anne Matheson, Lorraine Stumm and Kate Webb wrote about momentous events including the rise of Nazism, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannine Baker
ISBN: 9781742234519 1742234518
OCLC Number: 910880134
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. War from a Women's angle --
2. Breaking out of Women's pages --
3. With 'our boys in Malaya', 1941 --
4. 'Lines of communication': on the home front, 1942-43 --
5. 'We had to fight to get there': reporting from Europe, 1939-45 --
6. Narrowing the gap: reporting from Asia, 1945-46 --
7. Cold War conflicts ... and beyond.
Responsibility: Jeannine Baker.
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Why do Australians know the names of Charles Bean, Alan Moorehead and Chester Wilmot, but not Agnes Macready, Anne Matheson and Lorraine Stumm? This volume offers the hidden story of Australian and  Read more...

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