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Trailblazers

100 inspiring South Australian women

Carolyn Collins, Roy Eccleston

Trailblazers
Australia's first female prime minister. The country's first female judge. The first woman to win the Archibald Prize for portraiture. Australia's first female chief diplomat. The nation's first female winemaker.

These women were all trailblazers, but they have something else in common - every one of them was South Australian. And they are just a handful of the 100 remarkable women whose stories are told in this beautiful book, illustrated with hundreds of photographs.

Written by historian Carolyn Collins and journalist Roy Eccleston, Trailblazers shines a light on the lives of these extraordinary women whose feats inspired their state, nation and, often enough, the world. Now they can inspire a whole new generation.

Carolyn Collins is a research fellow in the University of Adelaide's history department. Her interests include twentieth-century Australian history, women's history and oral history. Her PhD thesis, which combined all three, was awarded the university's Doctoral Research Medal. She has also been a journalist, magazine columnist, and communications manager.

Roy Eccleston is an award-winning journalist with the Advertiser. He has worked at the Courier-Mail, the Age, the Australian, and the Bulletin magazine; and written for Time magazine, and The Times, London. From 2000-2005, he was the Australian's Washington correspondent. He has edited SAWeekend magazine at the Advertiser since 2009.
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Format Hardback
Size 297 x 248 mm
ISBN 9781743056905
Extent 320 pages
Price: AU$70.00 including GST
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