• Girls Growing Up in Late Victorian and Edwardian England book cover

    Girls Growing Up in Late Victorian and Edwardian England

    1st Edition

    By Carol Dyhouse

    Girls learn about "femininity" from childhood onwards, first through their relationships in the family, and later from their teachers and peers. Using sources which vary from diaries to Inspector’s reports, this book studies the socialization of middle- and working-class girls in late Victorian and…

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  • The Victorian Girl and the Feminine Ideal book cover

    The Victorian Girl and the Feminine Ideal

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Gorham

    In Victorian England, the perception of girlhood arose not in isolation, but as one manifestation of the prevailing conception of femininity. Examining the assumptions that underlay the education and upbringing of middle-class girls, this book is also a study of the learning of gender roles in…

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  • Women in Protest 1800-1850 book cover

    Women in Protest 1800-1850

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm I. Thomis, Jennifer Grimmett

    There is still much uncertainty about the role of nineteenth-century British women in social and political protest. As politics was a man’s world virtually all official accounts and statistics of popular protest deal only with the men involved. It is well known that women participated in food riots…

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  • Rise Up, Women!: The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914 book cover

    Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Rosen

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline…

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  • The Feminists: Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920 book cover

    The Feminists

    Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Evans

    Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the world in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It deals not only with Britain and the United States but also with Australia, New…

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  • Leninism, Stalinism, and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1920-1939 book cover

    Leninism, Stalinism, and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1920-1939

    1st Edition

    By Sue Bruley

    This book offers a detailed examination of the interaction between socialism and feminism through the lens of one particular socialist organisation, the Communist Party of Great Britain, from its foundation in 1920 until the outbreak of the Second World War. The study of socialism and feminism in…

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  • Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics book cover

    Mothers in the Fatherland

    Women, the Family and Nazi Politics, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Koonz

    From extensive research, including a remarkable interview with the unrepentant chief of Hitler’s Women’s Bureau, this book traces the roles played by women – as followers, victims and resisters – in the rise of Nazism. Originally publishing in 1987, it is an important contribution to the…

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    The Ends of History

    Victorians and "the Woman Question", 1st Edition

    By Christina Crosby

    Why were the Victorians so passionate about "History"? How did this passion relate to another Victorian obsession – the "woman question"? In a brilliant and provocative study, Christina Crosby investigates the links between the Victorians’ fascination with "history" and with the nature of "…

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  • Women Workers in the First World War book cover

    Women Workers in the First World War

    1st Edition

    By Gail Braybon

    Commentators writing soon after the outbreak of the First World War about the classic problems of women’s employment (low pay, lack of career structure, exclusion from "men’s jobs") frequently went on to say that the war had "changed all this", and that women’s position would never be the same…

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  • Eighteenth-century Women: An Anthology book cover

    Eighteenth-century Women

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Bridget Hill

    When it was first published in 1984, this book filled an acknowledged gap in the social history of the period and made available hitherto inaccessible sources. The work draws on newspapers and journals, memoirs, diaries, courtesy books, county surveys and records, but also on the literature of the…

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  • Women, Work, and Protest: A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History book cover

    Women, Work, and Protest

    A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Milkman

    As paid work becomes increasingly central in women’s lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best of the new feminist scholarship in twentieth-century U.S. women’s labor history. Fourteen original essays illuminate the complex…

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  • Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Trials by Media: Narrative Immunity book cover

    Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Trials by Media

    Narrative Immunity, 1st Edition

    By Deb Waterhouse-Watson

    Since footballer sexual assault became top news in 2004, six years after the first case was reported, much has been written in the news media about individual cases, footballers and women who have sex with them. Deb Waterhouse-Watson reveals how media representations of recent sexual assault cases…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
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