Inside the Citadel: Men and the Emancipation of Women, 1850-1920

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John Stuart Mill in 1869 wrote that women would never be emancipated until some men within the citadel of privilege joined them in the struggle. This book describes how they did so on many fronts.
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John Stuart Mill in 1869 wrote that women would never be emancipated until some men within the citadel of privilege joined them in the struggle. This book describes how they did so on many fronts.
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A scholarly yet lively study, describing how prominent men of the period helped women achieve emancipation and civil rights. Profiles Parliamentarians such as Jacob Bright and Keir Hardie, and writers including Meredith and Shaw who popularized the women's cause. Examines the work of pioneers in women's education, and of members of the medical and other professions who challenged the prejudices of their colleagues. Also looks at the work of Mahatma Gandhi and his work for women in the freedom movement. Includes b&w photos and illustrations of key figures. The author is a senior research associate at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, UK. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312222024
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 5.74 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates
Preface and Acknowledgements
Pt. I Sapping the Foundations 1
1 Introduction: Messages from Men of Letters 3
2 John Stuart Mill Raises the Standard 20
3 The Allies of Josephine Butler 31
The Husband - Canon George Butler 32
The Parliamentarian - Sir James Stansfeld 37
The Journalist - W. T. Stead 44
4 Emancipation through Birth Control 51
Freethinkers and Pioneers 52
The Medical Profession 56
Lord Dawson of Penn versus the Church of England 58
Britain and America 64
5 Gandhi and Liberation of Women through the Freedom Movement 67
Pt. II The Assault on the Citadel 79
6 Education 81
A Prophet - F. D. Maurice 82
George Grote and Henry Morley at London University 86
A Philanthropist - Thomas Holloway 88
Henry Sidgwick at Cambridge 91
High Church and Liberals at Oxford 97
7 Medicine 100
The Pioneer Doctors 101
Parliament and the Queen 112
Friends and Opponents 118
General Practitioners versus Midwives 122
8 Religion 124
Quakers and Unitarians 125
William and Bramwell Booth 130
Two Bishops in Hong Kong 135
9 Parliament and the Suffrage 141
Liberals 144
Labour 152
Conservatives 154
The Irish Party 158
10 Breaking into the Professions: the Sex Disqualifications (Removal) Act, 1919 161
Pharmacists 162
Architects 164
Veterinary Surgeons 166
Dentistry 168
Accountants 169
The Law 170
The Civil Service 171
The Royal Academy of Arts 174
11 Observations and Reflections 176
Notes 189
Index 201
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