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Book Review –  Distant sisters: Australasian women and the international struggle for the vote, 1880–1914

Book Review – Distant sisters: Australasian women and the international struggle for the vote, 1880–1914

Deborah Lee-Talbot reviews James Keating’s recent book, Distant sisters: Australasian women and the international struggle for the vote, 1880–1914. In an article about New Zealand/Aotearoa’s new parliament on Monday 19 October 2020, the Guardian offered the provocative subheading that ‘Many older, white, male members have been swept from power’. The new parliament included ‘several people of colour, […]

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