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Paula Bartley on Scullery Maids and Suffragettes in Victorian England

Routledge Author Paula Bartley discusses women and society in the 19th Century in this new lecture courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces. Read more about Paula's recent biography of Queen Victoria by visiting the book page.

Featured Books

  • Queen Victoria

    By Paula Bartley

    Paula Bartley’s Queen Victoria examines Victorian Britain from the perspective of the Queen. Victoria’s personal and political actions are discussed in relation to contemporary shifts in Britain’s society, politics and culture, examining to what extent they did – or did not – influence events…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Emmeline Pankhurst

    By Paula Bartley

    In this well-structured, fluent and lively account, Paula Bartley uses new archival material to assess whether Pankhurst should be seen as a heroine or a tyrant, a conservative or a progressive. Emmeline Pankhurst was the most prominent campaigner for the women's right to vote and was transformed…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Prostitution

    Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914

    By Dr Paula Bartley, Paula Bartley

    Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914 is the first comprehensive overview of attempts to eradicate prostitution from English society, including discussion of early attempts at reform and prevention through to the campaigns of the social purists.Prostitution looks in depth at the…

    Paperback – 1999-10-28
    Women's and Gender History

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