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A Magazine of her Own? Domesticity and desire in the woman’s magazine, 1800–1914

Like the corset, the women's magazines which emerged in the nineteenth century produced a `natural' idea of femininity: the domestic wife; the fashionable woman; the…

A Widening Sphere Changing Roles of Victorian Women

First published in 1977, this book is a companion volume to Suffer and Be Still. It looks at the widening sphere of women’s activities in…

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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…

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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

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Before the Vote was Won Arguments For and Against Women's Suffrage 1864–1896

First published in 1987. This volume traces the arguments of early suffragists through the last three decades of the nineteenth century. Includes the texts of…

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Bluestockings Now! The Evolution of a Social Role

Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an…

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Bluestocking Work Learning, Literature, and Lore in the Onset of Modernity 1

Borderlines Genders and Identities in War and Peace, 1870–1930

Borderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences…

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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 Hammerton draws upon previously unpublished material…