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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…

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Quaker Women Personal life, memory and radicalism in the lives of women Friends, 1780–1930

One nineteenth-century commentator noted the ‘public’ character of Quaker women as signalling a new era in female history. This study examines such claims through the…

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Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform

In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for…

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Volume 4. India

In 1912, Sarojini Naidu, Indian poetess, political activist, first governor of the state of Uttar Pradesh, as well as wife, mother, orator, and envoy, published…

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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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Volume 1. Suffrage

‘Why should not woman seek to be a reformer?’ asks Lucretia Mott in her 1849 address, ‘Discourse on Woman.’ This volume contains a selection of…