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Women's History Review

The feminist challenge to socialist history

This article argues that it is timely to revisit some of the debates between feminism and Marxism. While acknowledging the achievements of women's history, it…

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…

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 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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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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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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Feminists and State Welfare

Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and…

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The Feminists Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the…

Eleanor Marx (1855–1898) Life · Work · Contacts

Karl Marx's youngest daughter Eleanor (1855-98) is one of the most significant figures in the cultural politics of the late nineteenth century. As a feminist…

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Radical Voices Eleanor Marx and Victoria Woodhull

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Women and the People Authority, Authorship and the Radical Tradition in Nineteenth-Century England

Based on extensive new research investigating the range of women’s involvement in early nineteenth-century popular politics, mid-Victorian reform and the women’s movements of the late…

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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…

At the Boundaries of Law Feminism and Legal Theory

Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women’s roles, identities, and rights. At…

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Suffer and Be Still Women in the Victorian Age

First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased,…

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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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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A Widening Sphere Changing Roles of Victorian Women

First published in 1977, this book is a companion volume to Suffer and Be Still. It looks at the widening sphere of women’s activities in…

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Women Writing and Writing About Women

This innovative collection of contemporary essays in feminist literary criticism provides a spectrum of approaches and positions, united by their common focus on writing by…

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Emmeline Pankhurst A biography

Emmeline Pankhurst was perhaps the most influential woman of the twentieth century. Today her name is synonymous with the ‘votes for women’ campaign and she…