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Jean Beadle
A Life of Labor Activism Author :Oliver, Bobbie
Retail Price : $24.95
ISBN: 9780980296525
Published: Monday, October 1, 2007
All prices in Australian Dollars

The first-ever biography of Jean Beadle (1867-1942) - a tireless advocate for womens and childrens rights. Mrs Beadle was the founder of Labor Womens Organisations in Fremantle and the Eastern Goldfields and as one of Western Australias first female Justices of the Peace, a voluntary Childrens Court Magistrate and a keen writer and orator, played a prominent role in State politics throughout the late-nineteenth and earlytwentieth centuries. Historian Bobbie Oliver surveys the life and legacy of one of Australias great unsung civic heroines, revealing a feisty and courageous proto-feminist.
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