By Jeannine Baker
This is the hidden tale of Australian and New Zealand girls battle journalists who fought for equality with their male colleagues and filed tales from the most conflicts of the 20 th century.
In Australian girls struggle newshounds, Jeannine Baker presents a much-needed account of the pioneering girls who stated from the largest conflicts of the 20 th century. girls lined the South African conflict on the flip of the century, and Louise Mack witnessed the autumn of Antwerp in 1914. Others such Anne Matheson, Lorraine Stumm and Kate Webb wrote approximately momentous occasions together with the increase of Nazism, the liberation of the focus camps, the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the chilly struggle conflicts in Korea and Southeast Asia. those girls carved a course for brand spanking new generations of woman international correspondents who've outfitted upon their legacy.
Jeannine Baker deftly attracts out the hyperlinks among the studies of those girls and the modern realities confronted by way of ladies reporters of battle, together with Monica Attard and Ginny Stein, permitting us to work out either in a brand new light.
‘Jeannine Baker peels away the layers of self-protection, worry or even pleasure to bare what it truly is wish to be a feminine overseas correspondent, specifically person who covers conflict. To endure witness is rarely effortless. yet how a girl does this is more difficult than for her male opposite numbers. This publication bears witness to the tales and the demanding situations of the numerous girls who've ventured clear of the security of a newsroom in to the fields of turmoil to file domestic. it's a attention-grabbing and confronting learn written via a compassionate writer, who's as curious as any overseas correspondent might be able to be.’ — Monica Attard OAM, Walkley Award successful journalist and previous ABC Russia correspondent
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Australian Women War Reporters: Boer War to Vietnam by Jeannine Baker