The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866-1928

The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866-1928

by Elizabeth Crawford
     
 

The Women's Suffrage Movement is the first comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the individuals and organizations involved in the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s to the 1920s." "Drawing on national and local archival sources, the book contains more than 400 biographical entries, and over 800… See more details below

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The Women's Suffrage Movement is the first comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the individuals and organizations involved in the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s to the 1920s." "Drawing on national and local archival sources, the book contains more than 400 biographical entries, and over 800 entries on societies, covering both the constitutional and militant wings in England, Scotland and Wales." "Easily accessible and rigorously cross-referenced, this invaluable reference source covers not only the political developments of the campaign but provides a vital insight into its cultural context, listing novels, plays and films and defining the position of publishers and newspapers on the question of women's suffrage. The book also looks at the iconography and artefacts of the period, such as the postcards, jewellery and china engendered by the campaign." "The Woman's Suffrage Movement is an essential reference tool for students of history, gender studies, politics and sociology.

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'A landmark in the study of the women's movement. The book is at once an invaluable research tool and a source of fascinating information on its subject. Author and publisher are to be congratulated on its publication. - History Today

'A wonderful source for researchers and general readers alike. This is a book that you can consult with a purpose or browse through at random. It informs, but it also diverts.' - Financial Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415239264
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/22/2001
Series:
Women's and Gender History Series
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.57(d)

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