Charlotte Macdonald

Charlotte Macdonald

Charlotte Macdonald is Professor of History at Victoria University of Wellington. She has strong interests in women’s history, both in New Zealand and the wider British Empire, and in the history of bodies and sport.

Publications include

Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935–1960 (Bridget Williams Books, 2011)

My Hand Will Write What My Heart Dictates. The Unsettled Lives of Women in Nineteenth-century New Zealand as Revealed to Sisters, Families and Friends, with Frances Porter (Bridget Williams Books/Auckland University Press, 1996)

The Vote, the Pill and the Demon Drink. A History of Feminist Writing in New Zealand, 1869–1993, edited and introduced (Bridget Williams Books, 1993)

Women in History 2. Essays on Women in New Zealand, edited with Barbara Brookes and Margaret Tennant (Bridget Williams Books, 1992)

The Book of New Zealand Women/Ko Kui Ma te Kaupapa, edited with Merimeri Penfold and Bridget Williams (Bridget Williams Books, 1991)

A Woman of Good Character. Single Women as Immigrant Settlers in Nineteenth Century New Zealand (Allen & Unwin/Bridget Williams Books, 1990)

Women in History. Essays on European Women in New Zealand, edited with Barbara Brookes and Margaret Tennant (Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press, Wellington, 1986)