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Women in public, 1850-1900 [electronic resource] : documents of the Victorian women's movement / Patricia Hollis.

Author/Creator:
Hollis, Patricia.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2013.
Series:
Routledge library editions. Women's history.
Routledge library editions. Women's history ; v. 22
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (360 p.)
Subjects:
Feminism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Assembling a full and comprehensive collection of material which illustrates all aspects of the emergent women's movement during the years 1850-1900, this fascinating book will prove invaluable to students of nineteenth century social history and women's studies, to those studying the Victorian novel and to sociologists.Women's pamphlets and speeches, parliamentary debates and popular journalism, letters and memoirs, royal commissions and the leading reviews, are all used to document the conflicting images of women: 'surplus women' and the issue of emigration; women's work and male h
Contents:
pt. 1. Images of women
pt. 2. Surplus women and emigration
pt. 3. Women at work
pt. 4. Education
pt. 5. Birth control
pt. 6. Law
pt. 7. The social evil
pt. 8. Public service
pt. 9. Politics
pt. 10. Two movements, one class.
Notes:
First published in 1979 by George Allen & Unwin.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
0-203-10406-4
1-136-24790-4
OCLC:
849917093
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