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Feminism and Women’s Work, 1776–1928

This article surveys the emergence of work as a key priority for feminism, as it developed from early roots in the late eighteenth century, through…

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Women’s Activism Global Perspectives from the 1890s to the Present

Women’s Activism brings together twelve innovative contributions from feminist historians from around the world to look at how women have always found ways to challenge…

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The Radical Women’s Press of the 1850s

First published in 1991. The volume reprints excerpts from six radical feminist journals of this crucial decade: The Lily, the Genius of Liberty, the Pioneer…

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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…

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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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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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Modernity and mother-heartedness Spirituality and religious meaning in Australian women’s suffrage and citizenship movements, 1890s–1920s

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“Racial poison” Drink, male vice, and degeneration in first-wave feminism

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…

The Non-Violent Militant Selected Writings of Teresa Billington-Greig

First published in 1987. This volume collects together writings of Teresa Billington-Greig, suffragette, activist and political theorist. One of the first organizers for the Women's…

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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…

Rethinking American Women’s Activism

In this enthralling narrative, Annelise Orleck chronicles the history of the American women’s movement from the 19th century to the present. Starting with an incisive…

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…

New Woman Hybridities Femininity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880–1930

Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem…

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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…