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A Book Of South Australia

Author : Dorothy Louise Brown
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036332323
Genre : South Australia
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Unbridling The Tongues Of Women

Author : Susan Magarey
ISBN : 9780980672312
Genre : Electronic books
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Catherine Helen Spence was a charismatic public speaker in the late nineteenth century, a time when women were supposed to speak only at their own firesides. In challenging the custom and convention that confined middle-class women to the domestic sphere, she was carving a new path into the world of public politics along which other women would follow, in the first Australian colony to win votes for women. She was also much more -- a novelist deserving comparison with George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman; a pioneering woman journalist; a 'public intellectual' a century before the term was coined; a philanthropic innovator in social welfare and education, with an influence reaching far beyond South Australia; Australia's first female political candidate. A 'New Woman', she declared herself. The 'Grand Old Woman of Australia' others called her.

Sound Of Trumpets

Author : Jim Moss
ISBN : 0949268062
Genre : Labor
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From small beginnings, trade unions developed leading to the birth of the United Trades and Labor Council in 1884, and to political action with the formation of the United Labor Party in 1891. This is a record of peaceful movements for reform, for the Chartist program and a wider democracy.

Companion To Women S Historical Writing

Author : M. Spongberg
ISBN : 9781349724680
Genre : Psychology
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This A-Z reference work provides the first comprehensive reference guide to the wide range of historical writing with which women have been involved, particularly since the Renaissance. The Companion covers biographical writing, travelogue and historical fictions, broadening the concept of history to include the forms of writing with which women have historically engaged. The focus is on women writing in English internationally, but historical and historiographical traditions from beyond the English-speaking world are also examined. Brief biographies of individual writers are included.

Fatal Collisions

Author : Robert Foster
ISBN : 1862545332
Genre : History
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In 1849, James Brown, a South Australian pastoralist, was charged with the shooting deaths of nine Aboriginal people. Unable to find witnesses, the crown was forced to drop the case even though the magistrate was convinced of his guilt. Two generations later, a glowing biography of Brown's life noted merely that he was involved in a change of poisoning an Aboriginal man, but emerged from the trial with a clean slate. Why had the story changed so much: form shooting to poisoning, from nine victims to one, from evading trial to being found innocent? Fatal Collisions is about violence on the South Australian frontier and the ways in which it has been remembered in Anglo-Australian accounts of the past.


Author : Philip Butterss
ISBN : 1862543542
Genre : Australian literature
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The thirteen essays in Southwords, written by and about some of the country's top writers, celebrate the diversity of South Australia's literary past and present, confront uneasy questions, and entertain and delight in their explorations of South Australia's contributions to Australian and global literature.

South Australian Women Artists

Author : Jane Hylton
ISBN : UCSC:32106011632715
Genre : Painting, Australian
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Parliamentary Debates Hansard

Author : Australia. Parliament. Senate
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129046434
Genre : Australia
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Roma The First

Author : Susan Magarey
ISBN : 1862547807
Genre : Governors
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Here is Roma Flinders Mitchell, 1913-2000, a life spanning a century that transformed the position of women, changes she led. She was the first woman chancellor of an Australian university, the first woman in Australia to be made a Queen's Counsel and to be appointed a judge in a superior court and the first woman Governor of an Australian State. Roma Mitchell's life is also a story about contradictions. A life-long and devout Catholic, her religion aligned her with Irish working-class Outsiders, yet she gained a position at the heart of the Protestant Establishment, in a world almost exclusively of men.

One Foot On The Ladder

Author : Alison Mackinnon
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032761426
Genre : Education
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