Votes For Women

Author: Sandra Holton,Dr June Purvis,June Purvis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134610645

Category: History

Page: 312

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Votes for Women provides an innovative re-examination of the suffrage movement, presenting new perspectives which challenge the existing literature on this subject. This fascinating book charts the history of the movement in Britain from the nineteenth century to the postwar period, assessing important figures such as; * Emmeline Pankhurst and the militant wing * Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of the constitutional wing *Jennie Baines and her link with the international suffrage movements.

Votes for Women

The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited

Author: Jean H. Baker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198029830

Category: History

Page: 216

View: 3119

In Votes For Women, Jean H. Baker has assembled an impressive collection of new scholarship on the struggle of American women for the suffrage. Each of the eleven essays illuminates some aspect of the long battle that lasted from the 1850s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in 1920. From the movement's antecedents in the minds of women like Mary Wollstonecraft and Frances Wright, to the historic gathering at Seneca Falls in 1848, to the civil disobedience during World War I orchestrated by the National Woman's Party, the essential elements of this tumultuous story emerge in these finely-tuned chapters. So too do the themes and historical controversies about suffrage and its leaders, including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Alice Paul. Contributors focus on how the suffrage battle was interwoven with constitutional issues at the federal and state level and how the suffrage struggle played out in different regions, especially the West and the South, as well as the activities of opponents to women's voting. Baker's introductory essay sets the stage for revisiting suffrage by making explicit the similarities and differences in interpretations of suffrage and shows how the movement intersected with other events in American history and cannot be studied in isolation from them. This volume is essential reading for those interested in American politics and women's formal participation in it.

Votes for Women

The Events on Merseyside, 1870-1928

Author: Marij Van Helmond

Publisher: N.A


Category: Feminism

Page: 115

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Votes for women

Irish women's struggle for the vote

Author: Rosemary Cullen Owens,Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

Publisher: N.A


Category: Social Science

Page: 27

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Das Buch der Kinder


Author: A.S. Byatt

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104016453

Category: Fiction

Page: 896

View: 5707

A.S. Byatt - Booker-Preis Gewinnerin und von der Queen ernannte ›Dame Commander of the British Empire‹ - umspannt in ihrem neuen, opulenten Roman ein Vierteljahrhundert, die Jahre von 1895 bis kurz nach dem 1. Weltkrieg. Im Süden Englands, in London, Paris und im zügellosen Schwabing suchen die Familien Wellwood, Fludd und Cairn am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts ein freieres und erfüllteres Leben, sie proben neue Wege in Kunst und Politik, Liebe und Erziehung. Immer mit dabei sind die vielen Kinder, die sich mit ihren unterschiedlichen Talenten und Temperamenten einen Weg durch die Lebensexperimente ihrer Eltern bahnen. Aber alle Familien, auch die fortschrittlichsten, haben ihre dunklen Geheimnisse – am Ende drohen Enttäuschung, Verrat und der große Krieg. ›Das Buch der Kinder‹ schlägt einen weiten Bogen von England bis nach Deutschland und berührt dabei immer wieder im Kleinen, in den intimen Momenten, die ein jedes Leben unverwechselbar machen.

Votes for Women!

The Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee, the South, and the Nation

Author: Marjorie Spruill Wheeler

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9780870498374

Category: History

Page: 358

View: 9220

A collection of scholarly essays and primary documents which consider both sides of the woman suffrage question, particularly as it was debated in the South and in Tennessee, which in 1920 became the pivotal thirty-sixth state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.

Votes for Women C.1900-28

Author: Malcolm Chandler

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435327316

Category: Suffragists

Page: 32

View: 7358

Endorsed by Edexcel, this book covers the topic of votes for women. It provides background information on the topic from 1900 to 1928.

Votes for women

the struggle for the vote in the Black Country, 1900-1918

Author: George J. Barnsby

Publisher: N.A


Category: Social Science

Page: 32

View: 2478

Votes for Women

An English Version of Scenes from The Ecclesiazusae and The Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes

Author: Aristophanes

Publisher: N.A



Page: 56

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Selling Suffrage

Consumer Culture & Votes for Women

Author: Margaret Mary Finnegan

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231107389

Category: History

Page: 222

View: 7572

Margaret Finnegan's pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the 1850s to the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 reveals how activists came to identify with consumer culture and employ its methods of publicity to win popular support through carefully crafted images of enfranchised women as "personable, likable, and modern." Drawing on organization records, suffragists' papers and memoirs, and newspapers and magazines, Finnegan shows how women found it in their political interest to ally themselves with the rise of consumer culture--but the cost of this alliance was a concession of possibilities for social reform. When manufacturers and department stores made consumption central to middle-class life, suffragists made an argument for the ballot by comparing good voters to prudent comparison shoppers. Through suffrage commodities such as newspapers, sunflower badges, Kewpie dolls, and "Womanalls" (overalls for the modern woman), as well as pantomimes staged on the steps of the federal Treasury building, fashionable window displays, and other devices, "Votes for Women" entered public space and the marketplace. Together these activities and commodities helped suffragists claim legitimacy in a consumer capitalist society.Imaginatively interweaving cultural and political history, Selling Suffrage is a revealing look at how the growth of consumerism influenced women's self-identity.

No Votes for Women

The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Author: Susan Goodier

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252094670

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 613

No Votes for Women explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. Susan Goodier finds that conservative women who fought against suffrage encouraged women to retain their distinctive feminine identities as protectors of their homes and families, a role they felt was threatened by the imposition of masculine political responsibilities. She details the victories and defeats on both sides of the movement from its start in the 1890s to its end in the 1930s, acknowledging the powerful activism of this often overlooked and misunderstood political force in the history of women's equality.

Votes for Women

A Portrait of Persistence

Author: Kate Clarke Lemay,Susan Goodier

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691191174

Category: Art

Page: 304

View: 6604

A richly illustrated history of women’s suffrage in the United States that highlights underrecognized activists Marking the centenary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, Votes for Women is the first richly illustrated book to reveal the history and complexity of the national suffrage movement. For nearly a hundred years, from the mid-nineteenth century onward, countless American women fought for the right to vote. While some of the leading figures of the suffrage movement have received deserved appreciation, the crusade for women’s enfranchisement involved many individuals, each with a unique story to be told. Weaving together a diverse collection of portraits and other visual materials—including photographs, drawings, paintings, prints, textiles, and mixed media—along with biographical narratives and trenchant essays, this comprehensive book presents fresh perspectives on the history of the movement. Bringing attention to underrecognized individuals and groups, the leading historians featured here look at how suffragists used portraiture to promote gender equality and other feminist ideals, and how photographic portraits in particular proved to be a crucial element of women’s activism and recruitment. The contributors also explore the reasons why certain events and leaders of the suffrage movement have been remembered over others, the obstacles that black women faced when organizing with white suffragists and the subsequent founding of black women’s suffrage groups, the foundations of the violent antisuffrage movement, and the ways suffragists held up American women physicians who served in France during World War I as exemplary citizens, deserving the right to vote. With nearly 200 color illustrations, Votes for Women offers a more complete picture of American women’s suffrage, one that sheds new light on the movement’s relevance for our own time. Published in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC Exhibition Schedule National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC March 29, 2019–January 5, 2020

Votes for Women!

American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot

Author: Winifred Conkling

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1616207345

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 8482

For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, they won that right, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified at last. To achieve that victory, some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes even broke the law—for more than eight decades. From Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who founded the suffrage movement at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, to Sojourner Truth and her famous “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, to Alice Paul, arrested and force-fed in prison, this is the story of the American women’s suffrage movement and the private lives that fueled its leaders’ dedication. Votes for Women! explores suffragists’ often powerful, sometimes difficult relationship with the intersecting temperance and abolition campaigns, and includes an unflinching look at some of the uglier moments in women’s fight for the vote. By turns illuminating, harrowing, and empowering, Votes for Women! paints a vibrant picture of the women whose tireless battle still inspires political, human rights, and social justice activism.

Access to History: Votes for Women Third Edition

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444155377

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 2230

This new edition combines all the strengths of the second edition with a new design and features to allow all your students access to the content and study skills they need to achieve well in their exams. The book introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women (in particluar, the response of men to the campaigns). The narrative also highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and assesses their contribution to the First World War and the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict.

Votes for Women, 1860-1928

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340697245

Category: Suffrage

Page: 120

View: 7365

This volume introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women. The narrative highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and explores the response of men towards their campaigns. The suffrage contribution to the First World War is also examined and the author investigates the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict. In the final chapter there is an assessment of the effect of the vote on women's lives between 1918 and 1928.

Rebel Voices

The Rise of Votes for Women

Author: Louise Kay Stewart

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1526360896

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 7922

Beautifully illustrates the strength of the women across the world who fought for their right to vote in different ways ... as much a celebration of difference and diversity as it is a chronicle of women's rights - Stylist If you loved Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World or Women in Science then you'll love this! To celebrate 2018 - the Year of the Woman, and the anniversary of women winning the vote in the UK - this is a timely, beautiful and bold compendium of women around the world who said Time's Up on inequality. The book shares the story of the suffragettes, and of their sisters campaigning for equal rights globally. Discover how 40,000 Russian women marched through St Petersburg demanding their rights, one Canadian woman changed opinions with a play, and Kuwaiti women protested via text message. And read how women climbed mountains, walked a lion through the streets of Paris, and starved themselves, all in the name of having a voice and a choice. Tracing its history from New Zealand at the end of the 19th century, follow this empowering movement as it spread from Oceania to Europe and the Americas, then Africa and Asia up to the present day. And be inspired by the brave women who rioted, rallied and refused to give up. Stunningly illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight, this book celebrates the women who stood up, spoke up, and refused to behave, rebelling against convention to give women everywhere a voice. And it shows what can be achieved when women stand together, and say enough.

Votes for Women and Other Plays

Author: Susan Croft

Publisher: Aurora Metro Publications

ISBN: 9781906582012

Category: Drama

Page: 255

View: 9647

The amazing women involved in the Actresses' Franchise League set up their own theatre companies and engaged with the battle for the vote by writing and performing campaigning plays all over the country. They launched themselves onto the political stage with their satirical sketches, comic monologues and powerful plays, challenging the status quo and the chaste conventions of the day. The legacy of their inspiring work to change both society and theatre has survived in the political theatre, agit-prop and verbatim theatre we know today.

Votes for Women

The Virago Book of Suffragettes

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Virago Press

ISBN: 9781860498961

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 320

View: 7537

Queen Victoria is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad wicked folly of women's rights, with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor sex is bent' - 1870 It was a bloody and dangerous war lasting several decades, won finally by sheer will and determination in 1928. Drawing on extracts from diaries, newspapers, letters, journals and books, Joyce Marlow has pieced together this inspiring, poignant and exciting history using the voices of the women themselves. Some of the people and events are well-known, but Marlow has gone beyond the obvious, particularly beyond London, to show us the ordinary women - middle and working-class, who had the breathtaking courage to stand up and be counted - or just as likely hectored, or pelted with eggs. These women were clever and determined, knew the power of humour and surprise and exhibited 'unladylike' passion and bravery. Joyce Marlow's anthology is lively, comprehensive, surprising and triumphant.

Votes for Women

Author: Barbara Lawson-Reay

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781845275501


Page: 280

View: 1065

Cyfrol yn olrhain cyfraniad swffrajétiaid gogledd Cymru i'r ymgyrch dros ennill pleidlais i ferched yn ystod y cyfnod 1907-14. Cynhwysir atodiadau difyr yn cynnig bywgraffiadau byrion o'r rhai fu'n ymgyrchu. -- Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru