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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

By: Dwyer, Jacqueline

Price: $38.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID294536

ISBN: 1925588122


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 347 pages From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia with their families to establish careers as buyers for the woollen mills of Europe. A peaceful period of business building ended suddenly in 1914 when the Flanders men of Australia returned to the defence of their homeland. Their villages, towns and fields became t... View more info