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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…

Women and Victorian Spiritualism

This article examines the powerful position that female spiritualist practitioners acquired in the spiritualist movement, and its association with the Women’s Rights Movement. Woman-centred spiritualism…

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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The Political Worlds of Women Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain

Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women…

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Conclusion Spheres and Spaces; Borders and Frontiers

Volume 4. India

In 1912, Sarojini Naidu, Indian poetess, political activist, first governor of the state of Uttar Pradesh, as well as wife, mother, orator, and envoy, published…

Women in Public 1850-1900 Documents of the Victorian Women’s Movement

Assembling a full and comprehensive collection of material which illustrates all aspects of the emergent women’s movement during the years 1850-1900, this fascinating book will…

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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…

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