Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960

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März 2001



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.


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.


'A most impressive resource for historians of women.' - Women's History Network
'Any budding historian looking for a project on British women's history would find reading the dictionary a useful experience.' - Feminist Collections
EAN: 9780713002232
ISBN: 0713002239
Untertitel: 'Woburn Education Series, '. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2001
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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