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Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Frances Wright: The other woman of early American feminism

This paper focuses on Frances Wright, the first woman to lecture publicly in the U.S. to “promiscuous” audiences, those audiences composed of both sexes united…

Women's History Review

Feminist biography and feminist history

This article seeks to explore the relationship between biography and the many new developments evident in feminist history. Taking as its particular focus the history…

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…

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…

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…

Political Women The women’s movement, political institutions, the battle for women’s suffrage and the ERA

Under what conditions are political elites responsive to social movements, and when do social movements gain access to political elites? This book explores this question…

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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…

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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Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the art and science of…

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Give Us Bread But Give Us Roses Working women’s consciousness in the United States, 1890 to the First World War

Rooted in the printed sources of the period, this book reconstructs the attitudes of a pioneer generation of young women to the conflicts brought about…

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Women, Work and Protest A century of US women's labor history

As paid work becomes increasingly central in women’s lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best…

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'Where I was a person' The Ladies' Auxiliary in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters' strikes 1

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Bread before roses American workingmen, labor unions and the family wage

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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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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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