This important collection of writings is about, and by, women connected with social and political movements between 1799-1870. It also records the attitudes of the great radical reformers to the role of women in society and documents the vast cultural changes brought about by industrialisation. Volume II focuses on the writings of Frances Wright, an important figure in radical circles in both Britain and the US. The collection draws together the following key material: This collection will appeal to anyone with an interest in women's history and Victorian studies.
Table of Contents
Volume II: Women and Owenism 9. Frances Wright Views of society and manners in America  10. Frances Wright Course of popular lectures  11. Frances Wright An address to young mechanics  12. Anna Wheeler Letters and articles The Crisis  13. Anna Wheeler article in The British Co-operator  14. Frances Morrison The influence of the present marriage system upon the character and interests of females  15. Frances Morrison Articles and editorials The Pioneer 16. Elizabeth Wright MaCauley Lecture addressed to Surrey and Southwark  17. Elizabeth Wright McCauley Autobiographical memoirs  18. Robert Owen Lectures on the marriages of the priesthood in the old immoral world  19. Robert Owen Book of the new moral world  20. William Thompson Practical directions  21. William Thompson Article in The Co-operative Magazine  22. Articles and letters from The New Moral World 23. Articles and letters from The Crisis 24. Mary Leman Grimstone Woman's love  25. William Heath Paul Pry's second ramble through the 'New Moral World' with rhymes and reflections on the 'Rights of Woman'  26. Edward Hancock Robert Owen's community system  27. Edward Hancock A true exposure 28. Charles Southwell An essay on marriage