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Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906

Overview
Works: 499 works in 1,157 publications in 6 languages and 10,453 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Rules 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Translator, Attributed name
Classifications: HQ125.G7, B
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Personal reminiscences of a great crusade by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

57 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of George Butler by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 1900 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souvenirs & pensées by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1928 in French and Russian and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legislative restrictions on the industry of women : considered from the women's point of view by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

8 editions published between 1873 and 1874 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constitution violated an essay by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

14 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Josephine Elizabeth Butler (1828-1906) was a prominent English feminist who was best known for her controversial campaigns concerning the welfare and civil rights of prostitutes. In 1869 she became the leader of the campaign to limit the extension of the Contagious Diseases Acts. These Acts aimed to control the spread of venereal diseases in the armed forces through mandatory internal examinations and imprisonment for those accused of prostitution. Butler's campaign was instrumental in having the Acts repealed in 1886. This volume, first published anonymously in 1871, explores the legal ramifications of the Acts from a constitutional and feminist viewpoint. Butler denounces the Acts for denying accused women their civil rights, and discusses how repeal, together with universal suffrage and constitutional reform, would prevent this situation from recurring. Butler was one of the first feminists to frame her arguments explicitly through female experiences and this volume illustrates her approach." -- From back cover
Woman's work and woman's culture; a series of essays by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

17 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of men and women contributed these essays on suffrage, the legal aspects of marriage, and women and education
Catharine of Siena : a biography by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

33 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisited by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Butler, 1828-1906 spearheaded campaigns against state regulation of prostitution. A gifted platform speaker, she enthused a variety of British and European audiences, and wrote abundantly about her cause. Contributors revisit Butler after the end of the twentieth century, where she has been fêted, forgotten, and then rediscovered as reformer, mystic, and feminist. Firmly locating Butler within her context, the book breaks new ground by focusing on the role of religion in her life and work, and on Butler as (auto)biographer, writing her own self as she writes her campaign
The education and employment of women by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

10 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of John Grey of Dilston by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

13 editions published between 1869 and 1875 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sursum corda. Annual address to the Ladies' National Association by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

6 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth before everything by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 1897 and 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the views and motives of those working for "purity" and against the state regulation of prostitution
The life of Jean Frederic Oberlin, pastor of the Ban de la Roche by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

16 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of one crying in the Wilderness by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

29 editions published between 1875 and 1913 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Godiva, a dialogue a letter to the International Convention of Women at Washington. March 1888 by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

3 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native races and the war by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new abolitionists : a narrative of a year's work : being an account of the mission undertaken to the continent of Europe by Mrs. Josephine E. Butler, and of the events subsequent thereupon by International Abolitionist Federation( Book )

8 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine E. Butler an autobiographical memoir by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

12 editions published between 1909 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiography about English feminist Josephine E. Butler, including her works to better the welfare of prostitutes in Victorian England. Butler was a very active feminist, initially campaigning for the higher education of women. Butler eventually became involved with the cause to make the livelihoods of prostitutes better. Butler attended meetings to discuss the issue and led the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Act in 1869
An autobiographical memoir by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

10 editions published between 1909 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Butler and her work for social purity by L Hay-Cooper( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisited
Alternative Names
Author of the "Memoir of John Grey of Dilston 1828-1906

Butler, J.E. 1828-1906

Butler, Josefine 1828-1906

Butler, Josphine 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine E.

Butler Josephine E. 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine Elizabeth.

Butler Josephine Elizabeth 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey.

Butler Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906

Butler, Jzefina.

English mother 1828-1906

Grey Butler, Josephine Elizabeth 1828-1906

Grey, Josephine E.

Josephine Butler britische Feministin und Leitfigur in der Kampagne gegen die Contagious Diseases Acts

Josephine Butler Victorian era British feminist

Josephine Elizabeth Butler britsk feministka

"Memoir of John Grey of Dilston, Author of the 1828-1906

Жозефин Батлер

Languages
English (322)

French (44)

German (4)

Polish (4)

Dutch (4)

Russian (1)

Covers
The constitution violated an essayWoman's work and woman's culture; a series of essaysSex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisitedNative races and the warJosephine ButlerThe rise of caring power : Elizabeth Fry and Josephine Butler in Britain and the NetherlandsA Victorian feminist Christian : Josephine Butler, the prostitutes and God