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Author Cowman, Krista, 1964-

Title Women in British politics, c.1689-1979 / Krista Cowman

Publ Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HQ1236.5.G7 C68 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HQ1236.5.G7 C68 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1236.5.G7 C68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 218 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Gender and history
Gender and history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Shaping the Narrative: Waves, Peaks and Troughs -- PART I -- From Glorious Revolution to Enlightenment: Women's Political Worlds, 1689-1789 -- Organized Politics before Suffrage -- PART II -- The Campaign for Women's Suffrage -- Women and the Liberal Party -- Women and the Conservative Party -- Women and Socialism -- PART III -- Women Members of Parliament -- Women in Political Parties 1918-1945 -- Beyond Party Politics - the Reconfiguration of Feminist Organizations 1920-1979 -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Note "This survey examines some_of the areas of women's political activity in Britain from the Glorious Revolution to the election of the first female Prime Minister in 1979. It shows how women had worked in a variety of arenas and organisations before the suffrage campaign_and explores the directions their political activity took afterwards"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Women -- Political activity -- Great Britain -- History
Great Britain -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780230545571 (pbk.)
0230545572 (pbk.)
9780230545564 (hbk.)
0230545564 (hbk.)