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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 You Daughters of Freedom : The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World
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'For the ten years from 1902, when Australia’s suffrage campaigners won the vote for white women, the world looked to this trailblazing young democracy for inspiration.

'Clare Wright’s epic new history tells the story of that victory—and of Australia’s role in the subsequent international struggle—through the eyes of five remarkable players: the redoubtable Vida Goldstein, the flamboyant Nellie Martel, indomitable Dora Montefiore, daring Muriel Matters, and artist Dora Meeson Coates, who painted the controversial Australian banner carried in the British suffragettes’ monster marches of 1908 and 1911.

'Clare Wright’s Stella Prize-winning The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka retold one of Australia’s foundation stories from a fresh new perspective. With You Daughters of Freedom she brings to life a time when Australian democracy was the envy of the world—and the standard bearer for progress in a shining new century.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: To my grandmothers Alice, Sally and Sara

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2018 .
      image of person or book cover 176775256638786774.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 560p.p.
      Reprinted: 2019 (paperback)
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2018.

      ISBN: 9781925603934, 9781922268181 (pbk), 9781925626896 (ebk)

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'Nothing Without Demand : A Remarkable History of Women's Progress in Australia Maggie MacKellar , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 406 2018; (p. 16-17)

'When Clare Wright’s new history, You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians who won the vote and inspired the world, landed in my mailbox, I opened it with some trepidation. It was big, a fact I now realise I should have expected but nevertheless a somewhat disheartening one – arriving as it did at the beginning of our lambing season on the farm. It sat on the kitchen table, slightly out of place beside tractor catalogues, long-term rainfall predictions (depressing), and pamphlets advertising ram sales.' (Introduction)

'Nothing Without Demand : A Remarkable History of Women's Progress in Australia Maggie MacKellar , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 406 2018; (p. 16-17)

'When Clare Wright’s new history, You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians who won the vote and inspired the world, landed in my mailbox, I opened it with some trepidation. It was big, a fact I now realise I should have expected but nevertheless a somewhat disheartening one – arriving as it did at the beginning of our lambing season on the farm. It sat on the kitchen table, slightly out of place beside tractor catalogues, long-term rainfall predictions (depressing), and pamphlets advertising ram sales.' (Introduction)

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