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Sources of British Feminism

ISBN 9780415101646
Published June 24, 1993 by Routledge
1626 Pages

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Book Description

Some of the key primary source texts central to the history of British feminism are now being made available in the six volumes of Sources of British Feminism. These anthologies are intended to signal a tribute to the collective and collaborative efforts of writers whose work has effected profound social and political change. Writings compiled here include socialist manifestoes, miscellaneous pamphlets, personal reminiscences, full length biographies, histories of the various movements and impassioned treatises on the cause of women's rights by leading advocates like Mary Astell, Barbara Bodichon and Emmeline Pankhurst.

Table of Contents

Vol I: The Pioneers: The Early Feminists 264pp
Vol II: The Disempowered: Women and the Law 298pp
Vol III: The Exploited: Women and Work 278pp
Vol IV: The Reformers: Socialist Feminism 336pp
Vol V: The Disenfranchised: The Fight for Suffrage 390pp Vol VI: The Suffragettes: Towards Emancipation 422pp

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