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Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon and the Langham Place Group

  • Published: 20 Oct 2010
  • DOI: 10.4324/9781315012957
  • Print ISBN: 9780415256889
  • eBook ISBN: 9781315012957

First published in 1987. Reprints material from the 1850's and 1860's, a period which marked a turning point in the history of British Feminism. At the centre of this was Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, whose pioneering schemes to improve the status of women made these years some of the richest in debate and reform.

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    Front Matter
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    Introduction
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    Adelaide Anne Procter (1825–64)
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      Now (1864) By Adelaide Anne Procter
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    Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–91)
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      A Brief Summary, in Plain Language, of the Most Important Laws Concerning Women: Together with a Few Observations Thereon (1854) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Women and Work (1857) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Middle-Class Schools for Girls (1860) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Of Those who are the Property of Others, and of the Great Power that holds Others as Property (1863) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Accomplices (1864): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, February 1864) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Reasons for the Enfranchisement of Women (1866): (a paper read at the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, October 1866) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Objections to the Enfranchisement of Women Considered (1866) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      Authorities and Precedents for giving the Suffrage to Qualified Women (1867): (reprinted from The Englishwoman's Review, January 1867) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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      A Conversation on the Enfranchisement of Female Freeholders and Householders (1873) By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
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    Bessie Rayner Parkes (1829–1925)
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      The Market for Educated Female Labour (1859) * By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      What Can Educated Women Do? (I) (1859) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      What Can Educated Women Do? (II) (1860) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      Statistics as to the Employment of the Female Population of Great Britain (1860) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      A Year's Experience in Woman's Work (1860) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      The Condition of Working Women in England and France (1861) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      The Balance of Public Opinion in Regard to Woman's Work (1862) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      Female Life in Prison (1862) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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      A Review of the Last Six Years (1864) By Bessie Rayner Parkes
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    Jessie Boucherett (1825–1905)
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      On the Obstacles to the Employment of Women (1860) By Jessie Boucherett
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      On the Education of Girls with Reference to their Future Position (1860) By Jessie Boucherett
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      Local Societies (1861) By Jessie Boucherett
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      On the Choice of a Business (1862) By Jessie Boucherett
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      On the Cause of the Distress prevalent among Single Women (1864) By Jessie Boucherett
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    Emily Faithfull (1835–95)
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      Victoria Press (1860) By Emily Faithfull
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      Women Compositors (1861) By Emily Faithfull
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    Isa Craig (1831–1903)
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      Emigration as a Preventive Agency (1858): (a paper read at the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, October 1858 and reprinted in The English Woman's Journal, January 1859) By Isa Craig
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      Insanity: its Cause and Cure (1859): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, September 1859) By Isa Craig
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    Maria Susan Rye (1829–1903)
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      The Rise and Progress of Telegraphs (1859): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, November 1859) By Maria Susan Rye
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      On Assisted Emigration (1860): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, June 1860) By Maria Susan Rye
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    Frances Power Cobbe (1822–1904)
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      The Preventative Branch of the Bristol Female Mission (1861): (a paper read at the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, August 1861 and reprinted in The English Woman's Journal, November 1861) By Frances Power Cobbe
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      What Shall We Do With Our Old Maids? (1862): (reprinted from Frazer's Magazine, November 1862) By Frances Power Cobbe
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      Criminals, Idiots, Women and Minors. Is the Classification Sound? (1868): A Discussion of the Laws concerning the Property of Married Women By Frances Power Cobbe
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    Emily Davies (1830–1921)
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      Female Physicians (1862): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, May 1862) By Emily Davies
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      Medicine as a Profession for Women (1862): (a paper read at the Social Science Congress, June 1862) By Emily Davies
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      The Influence of University Degrees on the Education of Women (1863): (reprinted from The Victoria Magazine, June 1863) By Emily Davies
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      On Secondary Instruction, as Relating to Girls (1864) By Emily Davies
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    Elizabeth Garrett (1836–1917)
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      Hospital Nursing (1866): (a paper read at the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, 1866) By Elizabeth Garrett
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    Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1910)
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      Extracts from the Laws of Life, with special reference to the Physical Education of Girls (1858): (reprinted from The English Woman's Journal, May 1858) By Dr Elizabeth Blackwell
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      Letter to Young Ladies Desirous of Studying Medicine (1860) By Dr Elizabeth Blackwell
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      Medicine as a Profession for Women (1860)* By Dr Elizabeth Blackwell
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    Back Matter