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By 1903, more than fifty years of peaceful campaigning had brought British women no closer to attaining the right to vote. In that year activist Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women'apos;s Social and Political Union, a militant organization dedicated...
Suffragette Girl is an heart-wrenching tale of love and liberty by the author of The Clippie Girls, Margaret Dickinson.When Florrie Maltby defies her father by refusing to marry Gervase Richards, she sets off a chain of events that will alter her...
In 1876 Sophia Duleep Singh was born into Indian royalty. Her father, Maharajah Duleep Singh, was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs, one of the greatest empires of the Indian subcontinent, a realm that stretched from the lush Kashmir Valley to the...
In the years leading up to the First World War, the United Kingdom was subjected to a ferocious campaign of bombing and arson. Those conducting this terrorist offensive were members of the Women's Social and Political Union; better known as the...
Lady Constance Lytton (1869-1923) was the most unlikely of suffragettes. One of the elite, she was the daughter of a Viceroy of India and a lady in waiting to the Queen. She grew up in the family home of Knebworth and in embassies around the world....
By 1903, more thanfifty years of peaceful campaigning had brought British women no closer to attaining the right to vote. In that year activist Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union, a militant organization dedicated to...sob encomenda
The Cookbook that Fueled a Movement-in more ways than one. To all appearances the intent of this cookbook was to raise money for the Equal Franchise Federation of Western Pennsylvania; but there was more to it than that. A lot more. In order to get...
Don'apos;t miss Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst in the major motion picture Suffragette.Emmeline Pankhurst was raised in a world that valued men over women. At fourteen she attended her first suffrage meeting and returned home a confirmed...
Born in 1889, Gertrude Harding spent a boistrous childhood on a Welsford, New Brunswick, farm. She travelled to Hawaii to live with her sister, and, when her sister moved to London in 1912, Harding went with her. One day, from the top of a London bus...
Stevens, Isaac Newton(3167030)
To those noble and courageous women of England and America who are trying to demonstrate to the world that Civilization cannot reach the supreme heights of progress without giving freedom to the mental, spiritual and physical energies of women, and...
This anti-suffrage pamphlet by Marie Corelli is a fascinating read for any modern feminist or social historian and all those who are interested in the history of suffragism. Corelli accepted gender roles as natural and immutable, which inevitably...
A powerful novel in verse about an early women's rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.When Fredrika Bremer asked the Swedish Consulate to find her a quiet home in the Cuban countryside, she expected a rustic thatched hut,...sob encomenda
Excerpt from Pages From the Diary of a Militant Suffragette And I saw within the gaol them that gave liberty to the slave, and them that unbound the mind of man, and them that strove to free his conscience, and them that led onward to Freedom, and...sob encomenda