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Votes For Women

1st Edition

Edited by Sandra Holton, Dr June Purvis, June Purvis


312 pages

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Votes for Women provides an innovative re-examination of the suffrage movement, presenting new perspectives which challenge the existing literature on this subject.

This fascinating book charts the history of the movement in Britain from the nineteenth century to the postwar period, assessing important figures such as;

* Emmeline Pankhurst and the militant wing

* Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of the constitutional wing

*Jennie Baines and her link with the international suffrage movements.

Table of Contents

Other books in series needed on interleave

About the Editors

Edited by June Purvis, University of Portsmouth and Sandra Holton, University of Adelaide, Australia

About the Series

Women's and Gender History

Recent years have witnessed a variety of challenges to the legitimacy of women's history, ranging from the deconstructions of French theory to the advent of 'gender' studies with its post-feminist implications. This series aims to re-establish women's history and to continue to challenge the assumptions of much mainstream history.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General