Biography/Memoir category listing 3 ­ ISAA

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Members' Books: Biography/Memoir


A Most Generous Scholar: Joan Kerr, Art and Architectural Historian

ISBN 978-0-646-59305-0 LHR Press 2012

Joan Kerr (1938-2004) was the author of ground-breaking art histories that included the work of women, Aboriginal artists and minor genres. This biography is essential for all those interested in women's lives, cultural studies and the histories of art and architecture.

Norman Haire and the Study of Sex

Forword by The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

ISBN 9781743320068 Sydney University Press 2012

Australian-born Norman Haire wanted to end sexual misery. In the 1920s and 30s he achieved fame as a Harley Street gynaecologist and provided free birth control clinics for the poor. He was an important campaigner sor sex education, human rights and contraception.