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Distant Sisters


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Introduction: Leading the empire, leading the world?
1 For God and home and every land: Suffrage internationalism in the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union
2 'My heart...yearn[s] for a genuine voting Australian woman!': Australasian suffragists and the international suffrage movement
3 The business of correspondence: Politics, friendship, and intimacy in suffragists' letters
4 Shaking hands across the seas: The Australasian women's advocacy press
5 Suffragists on tour: Exporting and narrating the female franchise

About the Author

James Keating is a lecturer and tutor in History at the University of New South Wales


'Distant Sisters is fresh and necessary, a razor-sharp collection of 'messy stories' that warn against simplistic readings of the past to the suit the imperatives or trends of the present.'
Dr Yves Rees, Sydney Review of Books

'Distant Sisters [is a] meticulous account of Australasian women's international activism in support of women's suffrage between 1880 and 1914'.
Professor Marilyn Lake, Australian Book Review -- .

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