Edwardian Ladies and Imperial Power: Organizing for Empire

Edwardian Ladies and Imperial Power: Organizing for Empire

by Julia Bush

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780718500610
Publisher: Continuum
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Series: Women, Power and Politics Series
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Julia Bush is head of the School of Social Studies at University College Northampton.

Table of Contents

List of Platesvii
Acknowledgementsix
Abbreviated Titles of Organizationsxii
1.British Ladies and the Empire1
2.Society Lifestyles16
3.The Imperial Turn36
4.Organized Ladies56
5.Women's Work for Empire73
6.Imperial Sisterhood?83
7.'Race' and Empire105
8.Education126
9.Emigration146
10.Imperialism, the Women's Movement and the Vote170
11.Postscript: World War and After193
Appendix 1The Growth of Female Imperialism203
Appendix 2Female Imperialist Networks213
Appendix 3Biographical Summaries of Leading Ladies217
Bibliography223
Index233

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