Women Humanitarians: A Biographical Dictionary of British Women Active Between 1900 and 1950 : 'doers of the Word'

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Continuum, 2001 - Reference - 304 pages
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Women Humanitarians is a biographical dictionary of 150 British women humanitarians, working between 1900 and 1950, who made enormous contributions to humanities, not only in Britain but throughout the world. They were the forerunners of international organizations that handle social intervention, which they pioneered were refugees for homeless women, the rehabilitation of inner city slum housing, famine relief, literacy projects, international rescue work in wartime, antislavery campaigns, etc.

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Oldfield is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Sussex.

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