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History of Feminism


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Women, Madness and Spiritualism

Women, Madness and Spiritualism

1st Edition

Bridget Bennett, Helen Nicholson, Roy Porter
June 26, 2003

This set reproduces seminal writings by three exceptional nineteenth-century women. Georgina Weldon, Louisa Lowe and Susan Willis Fletcher were certified as insane by the Victorian medical establishment and were threatened with incarceration for their eccentric and transgressive behaviour. All...

Josephine Butler and the Prostitution Campaigns: Diseases of the Body Politic

Josephine Butler and the Prostitution Campaigns: Diseases of the Body Politic

1st Edition

Jane Jordan, Ingrid Sharp
March 13, 2003

This five volume set deals in detail with Josephine Butler's campaign for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts in Britain and the Colonies. At present, access to Butler's work is restricted as a number of relevant anthologies are out of print. The bulk of these can only be read in specialist...

American Feminism: Key Source Documents, 1848-1920

American Feminism: Key Source Documents, 1848-1920

1st Edition

Janet Beer, Katherine Joslin, Anne Trudgill
November 28, 2002

This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.This set spans from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women's suffrage in 1920, and includes works...

Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand

Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand

1st Edition

Ann Heilmann, Stephanie Forward, Ann Heilmann
September 28, 2000

Sarah Grand was one of the most prominent New Women of the 1890s and a notable social purity feminist and suffragist. This collection offers important insights into the full range of her journalistic output and lesser-known fictional writings. It also makes available biographical and...

The Late-Victorian Marriage Question: A Collection of Key New Woman Texts

The Late-Victorian Marriage Question: A Collection of Key New Woman Texts

1st Edition

Ann Heilmann
March 19, 1998

This anthology contextualizes key feminist texts and ideas by linking them with the transformation of public opinion brought about by the late Victorian debate on marriage, motherhood and women's right to an independent life.Included are Mona Caird's controversial The Morality of Marriage; debates...

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