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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 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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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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Women in Magazines Research, Representation, Production and Consumption

Women have been important contributors to and readers of magazines since the development of the periodical press in the nineteenth century. By the mid-twentieth century,…

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Votes for Women

The women’s suffrage movement is central to any study of gender and political history. Votes for Women provides an innovative and unrivalled re-examination of the…

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Jennie Baines Suffrage and an Australian connection

Women in Higher Education, 1850–1970 International Perspectives

This edited collection illustrates how women’s lived experiences in academe could be diverse but in some ways historically and culturally similar. It looks at both…

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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…

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‘Fair Sex’ to Feminism Sport and the Socialization of Women in the Industrial and Post-Industrial Eras

First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of…

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Moral and Manly Girls and Games in the Prestigious Church Secondary Schools of Melbourne 1901–1914