The Pankhursts

The History of One Radical Family

Author: Martin Pugh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448162688

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 560

View: 7733

The suffragettes outraged Victorian society but their personal lives were just as dramatic as their public actions. In this gripping and incisive account of the Pankhursts, Martin Pugh reveals the full story behind this unique family: Emmeline, the domineering mother; Christabel, the favourite daughter, who became an Adventist and admirer of Mussolini; Sylvia, the 'scarlet woman'; adn Adela, banished to Australia after a bitter rift. The result is a narrative that reads like a novel, and a brilliant insight into the history of a family that changed the face of British society for ever.

Kampf der Ideen

Die Geschichte politischer Theorien im Kontext

Author: Samuel Salzborn

Publisher: Nomos Verlag

ISBN: 3845284463

Category: Political Science

Page: 202

View: 3653

Der Band schlägt einen neuen Blick auf die Geschichte politischer Theorien vor. Er zeigt, dass politische Ideen Ausdruck von gesellschaftlichen und politischen Konflikten sind und sich fortwährend in einem Kampf miteinander befinden – einem international geführten Kampf um Deutungshoheit und damit um politische und gesellschaftliche Macht. Dies wird in der Darstellung anhand einer Rekonstruktion der Geschichte politischer Theorien der Moderne gezeigt, in der neben dem klassischen ideengeschichtlichen Kanon auch die Perspektiven der interkulturellen, postkolonialen und feministischen Theoriediskussion einfließen – wie auch die „dunklen Seiten" der Theorie. Erzählt wird diese Theoriengeschichte im Weltmaßstab in ihrer Interaktion und Reaktion, wie auch in ihren politischen und sozialen Kontexten. Die zweite Auflage berücksichtigt die bisherige Diskussion über diesen Ansatz.

Sally Heathcote


Author: Mary Talbot,Kate Charlesworth,Bryan Talbot

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448161630

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

View: 3872

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is a gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. A tale of loyalty, love and courage, set against a vividly realised backdrop of Edwardian Britain, it follows the fortunes of a maid-of-all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era. Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is another stunning collaboration from Costa Award winners, Mary and Bryan Talbot. Teamed up with acclaimed illustrator Kate Charlesworth, Sally Heathcote's lavish pages bring history to life.

Victoria's Madmen

Revolution and Alienation

Author: C. Bloom

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 113731897X

Category: History

Page: 309

View: 6769

Victoria's Madmen is the story of those who were outcasts by temperament and choice; the non-conformists of the Victorian Age. Clive Bloom's readable account of the dark underbelly of Victoria's Britain captures the unrest bubbling under the surface of strait-laced Victorian society.

Stanley Melbourne Bruce

Australian Internationalist

Author: David Lee

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826445667

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 5351

Australia's Prime Minister and premier diplomat in the 1930/1940s, this new biography presents him as a consistent internationalist and places him in a global context. >

State and Society Fourth Edition

A Social and Political History of Britain Since 1870

Author: Martin Pugh

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1780930410

Category: History

Page: 417

View: 8472

State and Society is one of the most respected introductions to the social and political history of modern Britain. Now in its fourth edition, this book guides readers through the decline of New Labour, the financial crisis and the Coalition Government, as well as discussing the continuing dilemmas of national unity.

Women and the Vote

A World History

Author: Jad Adams

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191016837

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 4889

Before 1893 no woman anywhere in the world had the vote in a national election. A hundred years later almost all countries had enfranchised women, and it was a sign of backwardness not to have done so. This is the story of how this momentous change came about. The first genuinely global history of women and the vote, it takes the story of women in politics from the earliest times to the present day, revealing startling new connections across time and national boundaries - from Europe and North America to Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Muslim world post-9/11. A story of individuals as well as of wider movements, it includes the often dramatic life-stories of women's suffrage pioneers from across the world, painting vivid biographical portraits of everyone from Susan B. Anthony and the Pankhursts to hitherto lesser-known activists in China, Latin America, and Africa. It is also the first major post-feminist history of women's struggle for the vote. Controversially, Jad Adams rejects the widely accepted idea that success was primarily a result of the pressure group politics of the suffragists and their supporters. Ultimately, he argues, it was nationalism, not feminism, that was the most important factor in winning women the vote.

Death in Ten Minutes

Kitty Marion: Activist. Arsonist. Suffragette.

Author: Fern Riddell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 147366621X

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 1542

'Fierce, fresh and feminist, Fern Riddell tells the story of Suffragette Kitty Marion in a way that fizzes and shocks. Exciting, twisty and very very timely.' Lucy Worsley In Death in Ten Minutes Fern Riddell uncovers the story of radical suffragette Kitty Marion, told through never before seen personal diaries in Kitty's own hand. Kitty Marion was sent across the country by the Pankhurst family to carry out a nationwide campaign of bombings and arson attacks, as women fought for the vote using any means necessary. But in the aftermath of World War One, the dangerous and revolutionary actions of Kitty and other militant suffragettes were quickly hushed up and disowned by the previously proud movement, and the women who carried out these attacks were erased from our history. Now, for the first time, their untold story will be brought back to life. Telling a new history of the women's movement in the light of new and often shocking revelations, this book will ask the question: Why has the life of this incredible woman, and the violence of the suffragettes been forgotten? And, one hundred years later, why are women suddenly finding themselves under threat again?

Sylvia Pankhurst

Sexual Politics And Political Activism

Author: Barbara Winslow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134220103

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 8936

This study brings to light Sylvia Pankhurst's political involvement in the Suffrage, working class and socialist movements. It is intended for undergraduate courses in women's studies

The British Women's Suffrage Campaign, 1866-1928

Author: Harold L. Smith

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405832847

Category: History

Page: 167

View: 6577

A new edition of Smith’s popular account of organised women’s suffrage. Concise guide to the topic ideal for students researching essays, preparing for seminar discussions or revising for exams Unlike other studies it pays special attention to the period after 1914 when suffrage legislation was actually obtained It provides new evidence drawn from the author’s research on how the main post-1918 women’s organisation [the NUSEC] worked with Conservative Party women

Settler Colonialism

Author: Patrick Wolfe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0304703400

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

View: 4685

This is a brilliant history of anthropology from its origins in 19th century Europe to the present day. Underlying this and closely connected to this meta-narrative is the story of European settlement and colonialization of Australia and the distressing history of Australian official policy towards the Australian aboriginal population (other colonial enterprises are also examined; for instance, the book incorporates a discussion of the late 19th century development of American cultural anthropology and its relation to the European settlement of North America). He shows how anthropological theory emerged from the political and intellectual culture of Victorian England (and to a lesser extent Germany and the United States) and examines its relationship to science, particularly evolutionary science.

A History of Irish Thought

Author: Thomas Duddy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134623526

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 3694

The first complete introduction to the subject ever published, A History of Irish Thought presents an inclusive survey of Irish thought and the history of Irish ideas against the backdrop of current political and social change in Ireland. Clearly written and engaging, the survey introduces an array of philosophers, polemicists, ideologists, satirists, scientists, poets and political and social reformers, from the anonymous seventh-century monk, the Irish Augustine, and John Scottus Eriugena, to the twentieth century and W.B. Yeats and Iris Murdoch. Thomas Duddy rediscovers the liveliest and most contested issues in the Irish past, and brings the history of Irish thought up to date. This volume will be of great value to anyone interested in Irish culture and its intellectual history.

Fit Work for Women

Author: Sandra Burman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136248455

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 7429

This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the ideology of domesticity, philanthropy and its effects on official policy and on women, landladies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, working-class radical suffragists, and Labour Party and trade union attitudes to feminists. Modern society of 1979, when the book was first published, is analysed in a discussion of militancy and acquiescence among women wage workers, a look at how and why the legal system reinforces activity specialisation according to gender, and an examination of why both pre-pre-war capitalism and the modern Welfare State have been unable to meet the needs of dependents. This collection reflects the increasing recognition that in order to understand women’s roles today, it is necessary to examine not only their current manifestations, but also their origins and early development.

Emmeline Pankhurst

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415206518

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 284

View: 3013

In this well-structured, fluent and lively account, Paula Bartley uses new archival material to assess whether Pankhurst should be seen as a heroine or a tyrant, a conservative or a progressive. Emmeline Pankhurst was the most prominent campaigner for the women's right to vote and was transformed into a popular heroine of the early twentieth century. Early in life she was attracted to socialism, she grew into an entrenched and militant suffragette and ended up as a Conservative Party candidate. This new biography examines the guiding principles that underpinned all of Emmeline Pankhurst's actions, and places her achievements within a wider social and political context.

The Women's Suffrage Movement

A Reference Guide 1866-1928

Author: Elizabeth Crawford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135434026

Category: History

Page: 800

View: 7741

This widely acclaimed book has been described by History Today as a 'landmark in the study of the women's movement'. It is the only comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the women's movement. Drawing on national and local archival sources, the book contains over 400 biographical entries and more than 800 entries on societies in England, Scotland and Wales. Easily accessible and rigorously cross-referenced, this invaluable resource covers not only the political developments of the campaign but provides insight into its cultural context, listing novels, plays and films.