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|Title:||OUR MABEL: Biography of Mable Howard|
|Category:||New Zealand - Biographies|
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Small Hardcover with Dust Jacket|
|Published By:||Millwood Press|
|Size (mm):||150 w x 220 h x 25 d|
Excellent original condition, light wear/fading on dust jacket, pages near new. Images depict all need to know detail.
Mabel Howard was a household name in New Zealand. She was a politician with the colourful phrase and the down-to-earth approach. She was the first female Cabinet Minister in the Commonwealth. It is a history of the labour party in the 1950s, she supported Women's liberation, equal pay, Pensioners and above all the working class. She is remembered for waving two large pairs of bloomers in parliament in support of her successful campaign to have clothing sizes standardised.
Illustrated throughout with b&w images, portrait on title page.
Hard to find in this condition.