Description - Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960 by David Doughan
This dictionary is the first attempt to identify systematically the large heterogeneous group of women's organisations that grew up from the early 19th century up to the beginning of the modern women's movement, from women abolitionists and Chartists through Social workers, nurses, suffragists and sexual reformers to women pilots, journalists and cricketers. The work brings together over 500 separate entities on a wide variety of societies, associations, clubs, unions and other professional, social and political bodies organised by women or for men.
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Author Biography - David Doughan
Peter Gordon is Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London. He is the author of many books on aspects of nineteenth-century British political and educational history, He is also General Series Editor of the Woburn Education Series. David Doughan had a wide experience of teaching and broadcasting before becoming Reference Librarian at the Fawcett Library (now the Women's Library), where he worked from 1977 to 2000.