Stratford, E, Hidden women of history: Frances Levvy, Australia's quietly radical early animal rights campaigner, The Conversation, The Conversation Trust, Melbourne, 12 November (2019) [Magazine Article]
Official URL: https://theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-histor...
We are all touched by relationships with animals — as domestic and working companions, wild inspirations, threats, or pests.
Some of us may know about the enduring worth of organisations such as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Fewer of us may know about the 19th century foundations for animal advocacy among ordinary women beginning, more often, to find their voice in the public sphere.
The life of Frances Deborah Levvy (14 November 1831–29 November 1924) is worth revisiting because her ethical, political, and journalistic contributions speak to our current concerns for the more-than-human world.
|Item Type:||Magazine Article|
|Keywords:||women, animals, children, protection, care, education, learning environments, periodical press|
|Research Division:||Language, Communication and Culture|
|Research Group:||Cultural Studies|
|Research Field:||Culture, Gender, Sexuality|
|Objective Division:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Group:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Field:||Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society|
|UTAS Author:||Stratford, E (Professor Elaine Stratford)|
|Deposited By:||College Office - CALE|
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