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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…

Women's Writing

Victorian feminism and the ghost of Mary Wollstonecraft

Victorian feminists rarely mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft and when they did attempted to distance themselves from her rather than to claim any connection with her. This…

Victorian Education and the Women’s Movement

The nineteenth century saw significant reforms to the education of middle-class girls and young women, including the introduction of day and boarding schools with an…

Women and Science

This essay provides an overview of women and science, both as practitioners and subjects of scientific enquiry, from the late eighteenth century through to the…

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…

Notable Figures in Nineteenth-Century Feminism

This essay argues that feminist gains in the nineteenth century were frequently driven by the leadership of notable figures, men as well as women. Beginning…

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Rewriting the Victorians Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender

This collection of essays, both feminist and historical, analyzes power relations between men and women in the Victorian period. This volume is the first to…

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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…

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The Nineteenth-Century Woman Her Cultural and Physical World

This collection of papers draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections…

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Tearing the Veil Essays on femininity

This a collection of essays about women, by women, which examine the production of femininity within a patriarchal society. The essays show that characteristics generally…

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TheWoman-Power Religious heresy and feminism in early English socialism

Mary Wollstonecraft An Annotated Bibliography

First published in 1976, this was the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of Mary Wollstonecraft’s works and most of the critical and biographical comments on her…

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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Epilogue A Feminist Without a Movement

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Liberation Economic Independence and Civil Existence

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Chapter VII Modesty – Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue

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Chapter XIII Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignorance of Women Generates; With Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement That a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce

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Chapter VIII Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation

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Chapter IV Observations on the State of Degradation to Which Woman is Reduced by Various Causes

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Chapter I The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered

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Chapter IX Of the Pernicious Effects Which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society

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Chapter VI The Effect Which an Early Association of Ideas Has Upon the Character

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Chapter V Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt

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Chapter II The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed