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Grand Dames and Gentle Helpmeets: women and the royal honours system in New Zealand, 1917-2000

Fox, Karen


Scholars, for the most part, have paid little attention to royal honours systems, both in Britain and in the settler societies whose honours systems are derived from that of Britain. This article challenges that neglect through a particular focus on women's experiences of the New Zealand royal honours system. It uses the New Zealand context as a window on to the gendered nature of honours systems, arguing that the history of honours is a rich field of research for women's historians interested...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Womens History Review
DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2010.489346


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