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Title Things that liberate : an Australian feminist wunderkammer / edited by Alison Bartlett and Margaret Henderson
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Table of contents; list of illustrations; acknowledgements; working with feminist things; the wunderkammer; album: horses; badges; blouse; body hair; boltcutters; books; bras; clapperboard; gestetner; kombi; newspaper: mejane; overalls; photograph: germaine greer; placard; pocket mirror; poem; poster; radio; sea sponge; suffrage tapestries; tampon; tofu; toys; the women's symbol; contributors' biographical notes
Summary This collection of essays explores objects that changed Australian women's lives through their association with women's liberation, the women's movement, and feminism since 1970. The volume combines personal narrative, historical analysis, and memoir, creating a highly readable collection and a novel way of documenting, historic
Notes Alison Bartlett and several contributors are residents of W.A
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Feminism -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartlett, Alison.
Henderson, Margaret.
ISBN 1322144982
1443867403 (electronic bk.)
9781443867405 (electronic bk.)