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Women of history

Clare Wright, author of The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, wrote that women are central to Australia’s history, but are often relegated to supporting acts. We’d like to celebrate the place of women in recording and shaping history with some highlights from our own collection.

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If walls could talk : an intimate history of the home / Lucy Worsley. 392.3 WOR

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Courtiers : the secret history of Kensington Palace / Lucy Worsley. 942.134 WOR

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Gulag voices : an anthology / edited by Anne Applebaum. 365.45 GUL

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Eichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evil / Hannah Arendt ; introduction by Amos Elon. 364.138 ARE

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Mary Boleyn : ‘the great and infamous whore’ / ebook Alison Weir. B/BOL

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His day is done : a Nelson Mandela tribute / Maya Angelou. B/ANG

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The human age : the world shaped by us / Diane Ackerman. 304.2 ACK

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Australian history now / edited by Anna Clark and Paul Ashton.    Clark, Anna, 1978-,    994 AUS

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The secret history of Wonder Woman / ebook Jill Lepore.  741.5 LEP

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Common people : the history of an English family / Alison Light.  305.562 LIG

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The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens / Claire Tomalin.   B/TER

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The forgotten rebels of Eureka / ebook Clare Wright.   994.57031 WRI

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Beyond the ladies lounge : Australia’s female publicans / by Clare Wright.    Wright, Clare Alice,    647.959 WRI

All these are available to borrow/reserve. Happy International Women’s Day (and everyday)!

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