Votes for Women

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June Purvis, Sandra Stanley Holton
Psychology Press, 2000 - Political Science - 297 pages
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.
 

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Contents

The making of suffrage history
13
The ideas of British suffragism
34
Who was Lily Maxwell? Womens suffrage and
57
the widow as a
84
Emmeline Pankhurst 18581928 and votes for women
109
daily life in the Womens Social and
135
Militancy masochism or martyrdom? The public and
159
the Womens Freedom League and its
181
arguments for
203
suffrage and an Australian connection
246
the suffrage movement in
267
Index
291
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Edited by June Purvis, University of Portsmouth and Sandra Holton, University of Adelaide, Australia

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