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An important piece of social history, Ruth Fry

Redbrick and Bluestockings: Women at Victoria 1899-1993 Beryl Hughes and Sheila Ahern, Victoria University Press, $29.95 This is not a book for dipping into in order to check whether the achievements of one’s aunt at university are properly recorded. It…
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Shedding light on an unknown place, Lauris Edmond

Maud and Amber, A New Zealand mother and daughter and the Women’s Cause, 1865 to 1981 Ruth Fry, Canterbury University Press, $29.95 Mihipeka: Time of Turmoil Mihi Edwards, Penguin, $24.95 For the past twenty years or so historians and biographers…
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