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Women's History Review

Women resisting the vote: a case of anti feminism?

The resistance of women to the vote is often regarded as a form of anti-feminism, particularly when it has its roots in an attachment to…

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…

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…

Victorian Anti-Feminisms

For much of the Victorian period, feminism was less a movement than a concern with issues of importance to women, and those who pursued those…

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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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Introduction The Political Worlds of Women in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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The Women's Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland A Regional Survey

In this comprehensive study, Elizabeth Crawford provides the first survey of women's suffrage campaigns across the British Isles and Ireland, focusing on local campaigns and…

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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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Maternity and Gender Policies Women and the Rise of the European Welfare States, 1880s–1950s

This collection sets out to analyze the influence of women's movements on the emergence of Europe's welfare state from the 1880s to the 1950s, and…

Rethinking German History Nineteenth-Century Germany and the Origins of the Third Reich

In Rethinking German History, first published in 1987, Richard J. Evans argues for a social-historical approach to the German past that pays equal attention to…

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The Education Papers Women’s Quest for Equality in Britain, 1850–1912

First published in 1987, this volume makes available key documents, giving the contemporary reader a valuble record of women's struggle for eduacation in the nineteenth…

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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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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…

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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…

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,…

Women in World History Readings from 1500 to the Present

This work is one of two volumes presenting selected histories from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. It discusses issues within a female context and…

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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…