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Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

James Keating

Abstract

Distant Sisters offers a new history of the connections that women in Australia and New Zealand made with one another, and suffragists across the world, in their pioneer pursuit of the vote and subsequent struggle to sell its merits overseas. Although the Australasian suffrage campaigns occurred side by side and shared a commitment to international outreach, this book is the first to take these parallels seriously. Beyond recovering a forgotten regional history, it uses antipodean stories to explore the rise of suffrage internationalism in the late nineteenth century and, importantly, to under ... More

Keywords: Australia, Australasia, feminist history, International Woman Suffrage Alliance, international women’s movement, New Zealand, suffrage history, suffrage internationalism, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, women’s suffrage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526140951
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526140968

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Keating, author
University of New South Wales