Rose Summerfield: Australian Radical (Hardcover)

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Rose Summerfield: Australian Radical outlines the largely forgotten achievements of this overlooked labor union activist and socialist sympathetic to anarchist, feminist, and secularist ideas: a dynamic speaker, who eventually emigrated to Paraguay to live on a utopian commune called Cosme. In this first book-length study of Summerfield, Shone supplements existing scholarship with new information, revealing to a much fuller extent Summerfield's contributions to radical thought, documenting the substantial scope of her contributions to women's rights activism in New South Wales in the 1890s, a topic that has previously been almost completely ignored.

About the Author


Steve J. Shone is a retired professor of political science.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781666909401
ISBN-10: 1666909408
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2022
Pages: 154
Language: English