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Oxford Review of Education

Feminist thinking on education in Victorian England

This article examines some of the conversations that took place between women’s rights advocates on the subject of female education. The relationship between Victorian feminism…

Women's History Review

Anarchism and feminism: a historical survey

This article discusses a double paradox: first, that the anarchists, so proud of their genuine commitment to anti-authoritarian politics, were yet so blind to the…

Cruelty and Companionship Conflict in nineteenth-century married life

Cruelty and Companionship is an account of the intimate but darker side of marriage in Victorian and Edwardian England. Hammerton draws upon previously unpublished material…

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The Routledge History of Sex and the Body 1500 to the Present

The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present…

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Tracing Women’s Romanticism Gender, history, and transcendence

This book explores a cosmopolitan tradition of nineteenth-century novels written in response to Germaine de Staël's originary novel of the artist as heroine, corinne. The…

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Epilogue Comic flight and the winds of fate: Isak Dinesen’s The Dreamers

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…

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Women Workers in the First World War

Commentators writing soon after the outbreak of the First World War about the classic problems of women’s employment (low pay, lack of career structure, exclusion…

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Italian Fascism and the Female Body Sport, Submissive Women and Strong Mothers

This is the first text to examine women and sport in Italy during the period 1861-1945. To qualify and quantify the impact of fascism on…

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

Women and Work in Britain since 1840

The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early 1840s to the end of…

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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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The Unbroken Circle A Historical Study of Black Single Mothers and Their Families