Votes for Women
By (author) Diane Atkinson
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Votes for Women by Diane Atkinson
Book DescriptionIn 1918 women in Britain finally won the vote after a long and determined fight. The struggle of these courageous women of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is examined in Atkinson's new study. The author compares and contrasts two very different campaigns: the battle waged by the militant Suffragettes and the persistent though less well-known activities of the Suffragists who campaigned peacefully but doggedly for the vote. A handful of fascinating and previously unpublished photographs from the Museum of London Collection are dispersed throughout the text.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521310444
(247mm x 190mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Diane Atkinson
Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton, Paperback (June 2013)
Caroline Norton, born in 1808, was a society beauty, poet and pamphleteer. Her good looks and wit attracted many male admirers, first her husband, the Honourable George Norton, and then the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne.
Suffragettes, Paperback (August 2010)
The Suffragette Movement was one of the most important political lobbying organisations in British history. This title includes the stories of famous figures of Emmeline Pankhurst, Annie Kenney and Emily Wilding Davison. It includes images that are taken from the Suffragette Fellowship Collection.
Elsie and Mairi Go to War, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Diane Atkinson
When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was a 30-year-old motorcycling divorcee dressed in bottle-green Dunhill leathers, and Mairi Chisholm was a brilliant 18-year- old mechanic, living at home and borrowing tools from her brother. Little did they know, theirs was to become one of the most extraordinary stories of the WWI.
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