Edwardian ladies and imperial power

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Leicester University Press, 2000 - History - 242 pages
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This book evaluates the nature and impact of organized female imperialism in Edwardian Britain. It analyzes the nature of aristocratic and upper-middle-class ladies' involvement in imperialist associations, examining their relationship with male imperialist leagues. The attitudes of well-known female promulgators of imperialism and their relationships with male counterparts are explored, and the central role of women in the educational causes of imperialism is outlined. This brings into focus the importance of women's imperialist movements in relation to the broader women's movement, while informing the study of the wider exercise of imperial power and the role of women within it.>

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Contents

British Ladies and the Empire
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Society Lifestyles
16
The Imperial Turn
36
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Julia Bush is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at University of Northampton.