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Author Osborne, Elizabeth, 1930-
Title Torres Strait Islander women and the Pacific War / Elizabeth Osborne.
Imprint Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1997.

Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Australia -- Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Women, Torres Strait Islander.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 271 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-271).
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Torres Strait Island names -- Acknowledgments -- Maps -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 'We didn't know we would be evacuated' -- Chapter 3 The mainland experience -- Chapter 4 'It was all of a sudden' -- Chapter 5 'Leave the Islanders where they are' -- Chapter 6 Enlistment and the quest for freedom -- Chapter 7 The enemy at the front door -- Chapter 8 Fear and faith -- Chapter 9 Hard times -- Chapter 10 'The people had to do it' -- Chapter 11 Breaking down barriers -- Chapter 12 Reflections -- Notes -- Bibliography.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780855756970 (electronic bk.)
0855756977 (electronic bk.)
0855753137
9780855753139
OCLC # 721878478
Additional Format Print version: Osborne, Elizabeth, Dr. Torres Strait Islander women and the Pacific War. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1997 0855753137 (DLC) 98156027 (OCoLC)37881236