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Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906

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Works: 515 works in 1,268 publications in 6 languages and 10,853 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Biographies  Rules 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Translator, Honoree, Attributed name
Classifications: HQ125.G7, B
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Personal reminiscences of a great crusade by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

65 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine 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leader of the movement to limit the extension of the Contagious Diseases Acts, and was instrumental in having the Acts repealed in 1886. She later became involved in campaigns to stop child trafficking and child prostitution, which led to the age of consent being raised to 16 from 13 in 1885. This volume, first published in 1893, contains Butler's memoirs of her many campaigns. Focusing on the years 1869-1880, Butler explains the political background to the Contagious Diseases Acts, describes the moral and political opposition to the legislation, explores the ideology of the repeal campaign and describes her role. For more information on this author, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=butljo
Recollections of George Butler by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

22 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1871 and 2014 in English and held by 199 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 women accused of prostitution. Butler's campaign was instrumental in having the Acts repealed in 1886. In this volume of 1871, 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. For more information on this author, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=butljo
Legislative restrictions on the industry of women : considered from the women's point of view by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

10 editions published between 1873 and 1874 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman's work and woman's culture; a series of essays by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

25 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and held by 184 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 )

36 editions published between 1878 and 2012 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 141 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
Souvenirs & pensées by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

9 editions published in 1908 in French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The education and employment of women by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

8 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souvenirs à pensées by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1928 in French and Russian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Jean Frederic Oberlin, pastor of the Ban de la Roche by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

15 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 65 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 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the views and motives of those working for "purity" and against the state regulation of prostitution
The voice of one crying in the Wilderness by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

31 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 61 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 )

7 editions published between 1888 and 1998 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 40 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 )

5 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in English and held by 14 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
Josephine Butler and her work for social purity by L Hay-Cooper( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in 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

Butler, Josefine 1828-1906

Butler, Joséphine 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, Józefina.

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 Brits maatschappelijk werkster (1828-1906)

Josephine Elizabeth Butler britská feministka

Josephine Elizabeth Butlerová britská feministka

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

Джозефин Бътлър

Жозефин Батлер

ג'וזפין בטלר סופרת בריטית

جوزفين باتلر

約瑟芬·巴特勒

Languages
English (358)

French (48)

Dutch (5)

Polish (4)

German (3)

Russian (1)

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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 ButlerVictorian feministsThe rise of caring power : Elizabeth Fry and Josephine Butler in Britain and the Netherlands