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Feminism and Women’s Work, 1776–1928

This article surveys the emergence of work as a key priority for feminism, as it developed from early roots in the late eighteenth century, through…

Men and the Women’s Movement

A number of men in nineteenth-century Britain and the United States were supportive of the women’s movement. The essay discusses men such as William Thompson,…

Notable Figures in Nineteenth-Century Feminism

This essay argues that feminist gains in the nineteenth century were frequently driven by the leadership of notable figures, men as well as women. Beginning…

Sexuality (1880–1928)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was vibrant debate among feminists about the way in which male and female sexual behaviour was…

The Victorian New Woman

In looking at the British New Woman of the late nineteenth century, this essay explores the complex and vibrant history of the cultural figure and…

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Suffrage and the Pankhursts

First published in 1987. This collection brings together important articles written by Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters during the Suffragette Campaign, 1903-14. Includes a transcript…

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Our Demand What it is and what it is not (N.W.S.P.U. Leaflet, c. 1908)

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Why we are Militant (A Speech Delivered in New York October 21st, 1913)

Separate Spheres The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be…

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Rise Up, Women! The Militant Campaign of the Women’s Social and Political Union 1903-1914

The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this…

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The Revolution in Words Righting Women, 1868–1871

First published in 1990. The revolution is one of the most radical periodicals of the Western women's movement. Though it only lasted a few years,…

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Women and the First World War

The First World War was the first modern, total war, one requiring the mobilisation of both civilians and combatants. Particularly in Europe, the main theatre…

Women in Movement Feminism and Social Action

First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women’s movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of…

Socialist Women Britain, 1880s to 1920s

This fascinating new study examines the experiences of women involved in the socialist movement during its formative years in Britain and the active role they…

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Feminist Experiences The Women's Movement in Four Cultures

The Women’s Movement is usually referred to as if it were a constant, global phenomenon. There are women’s movements in Europe, North and South America,…

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The Woman Movement Feminism in the United States and England

This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is…

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