The Resource 'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel': : Mary Montgomery Bennett, Allison Holland

'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel': : Mary Montgomery Bennett, Allison Holland

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'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel': : Mary Montgomery Bennett
Title
'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel':
Title remainder
Mary Montgomery Bennett
Statement of responsibility
Allison Holland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outlines the life and work of Mary Montgomery Bennett who helped drive a feminist campaign in Western Australia for an 'honourable Native Policy' which called for the banning of polygamy and for Aboriginal women to freely choose a marriage partner; used the leading feminist group in the state, the Women's Service Guilds to call for an end to marriage bondage and domestic slavery for Aboriginal women during the 1920s and 1930s; critique of Aboriginal women caught in a net of culture contact; identifies the link between gendered and racialised outcomes of colonial rule
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Holland, Alison
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel': : Mary Montgomery Bennett, Allison Holland
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Note
Notes p. 151-152
Label
'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel': : Mary Montgomery Bennett, Allison Holland
Publication
Note
Notes p. 151-152

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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