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Sojourner Truth Prophet of Social Justice

Although Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and oppression, in liberation she emerged as a leader in the most radical causes of her era. She…

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Harriet Tubman Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the Nineteenth Century

Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women’s suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading…

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Feminism and Empire Women Activists in Imperial Britain, 1790–1865

Feminism and Empire establishes the foundational impact that Britain’s position as leading imperial power had on the origins of modern western feminism. Based on extensive…

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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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Volume 2. Work and Education

In the United States of America, the first Woman’s Rights Convention, held at Seneca Falls in 1848, issued a challenge to patriarchal power. The women…

Women’s Suffrage in the British Empire Citizenship, nation, and race

This volume explores the politics of women’s suffrage from the age of empire to the eve of decolonization. Leading international scholars analyze suffrage movements in…

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