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Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force

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  •  Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force
    Title: Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force
    Format: HARDCOVER
    Publication date: 01/10/2017
    Price: $40.00
    Publishing status: Active

    She’s appeared on the five-dollar note, had a suburb named after her and even inspired a character in Dickens’ Bleak House, but what do we really know of one of Australia’s most influential historical figures, Caroline Chisholm? Goldman’s lively biography offers a portrait of a complex and determined woman who not only advocated passionately and successfully for the rights and welfare of Australia’s earliest female immigrants, but also left a lasting legacy on our approach to multiculturalism, employment and education. This is a timely and engaging read about early activism; one can’t help but wonder how Chisholm would respond to modern-day injustices.

    ISBN: 9781460753439
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