Clare Wright, author of The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, wrote that women are central to Australia’s history, but are often relegated to supporting acts. We’d like to celebrate the place of women in recording and shaping history with some highlights from our own collection.
If walls could talk : an intimate history of the home / Lucy Worsley. 392.3 WOR
Courtiers : the secret history of Kensington Palace / Lucy Worsley. 942.134 WOR
Gulag voices : an anthology / edited by Anne Applebaum. 365.45 GUL
Eichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evil / Hannah Arendt ; introduction by Amos Elon. 364.138 ARE
His day is done : a Nelson Mandela tribute / Maya Angelou. B/ANG
The human age : the world shaped by us / Diane Ackerman. 304.2 ACK
Australian history now / edited by Anna Clark and Paul Ashton. Clark, Anna, 1978-, 994 AUS
Common people : the history of an English family / Alison Light. 305.562 LIG
The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens / Claire Tomalin. B/TER
Beyond the ladies lounge : Australia’s female publicans / by Clare Wright. Wright, Clare Alice, 647.959 WRI
All these are available to borrow/reserve. Happy International Women’s Day (and everyday)!