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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…

Sex and Class in Women's History Essays from Feminist Studies

The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the…

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Women and their Money 1700–1950 Essays on women and finance

This book examines women's financial activity from the early days of the stock market in eighteenth century England and the South Sea Bubble to the…

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Introduction

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Octavia Hill Property manager and accountant 1

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Women and money The United States

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Women and wealth The nineteenth century in Great Britain

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Women in the city Financial acumen during the South Sea Bubble

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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…

Borderlines Genders and Identities in War and Peace, 1870–1930

Borderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences…

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Edging Women Out Victorian Novelists, Publishers, and Social Change

Before about 1840, there was little prestige attached to the writing of novels, and most English novelists were women. By the turn of the twentieth…

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…

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The Nineteenth-Century Woman Her Cultural and Physical World

This collection of papers draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections…

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Mothers of a New World Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States

This book explores the historical evolution of such claims, and their relationship to the rise of women's movements and the emergence of welfare states in…

Women's Fabian Tracts

First published in 1988. This volume situates the work of the Fabian Women's Group in the context of both Fabian socialism and the thought and…

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The Point of Honour A Correspondence on Aristocracy and Socialism

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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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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…

Prostitution, Race, and Politics Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire

In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the…

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