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Radical femininity : women's self-representation in the public sphere

Author: Eileen Yeo
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998.
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This pioneering book explores how British women, from different social groups, created radical identities and represented themselves in the public sphere between 1790-1914.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Radical femininity.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998
(OCoLC)654690879
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Yeo
ISBN: 0719052432 9780719052439 0719052440 9780719052446
OCLC Number: 38856242
Description: viii, 229 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Some paradoxes of empowerment / Eileen Janes Yeo --
'Let us begin well at home' : class, ethnicity and Christian motherhood in the writings of Hannah Kilham, 1774-1832 / Alison Twells --
'The prayer, the passion and the reason' of Eliza Sharples : freethought, women's rights and republicanism, 1832-52 / Helen Rogers --
Images of femininity in the Royal Commissions of the 1830s and 1840s / Sophie Hamilton --
Conspicuous before the world : the political rhetoric of the Chartist women / Michelle de Larrabeiti --
Protestant feminists and Catholic saints in Victorian Britain / Eileen Janes Yeo --
British freewomen : national identity, constitutionalism and languages of race in early suffragist histories / Sandra Stanley Holton --
'Let the women be alive!' : the construction of the married working woman in the Industrial Women's Movement, 1890-1914 / Gerry Holloway --
'As a war-horse to the beat of drums' : representations of working-class femininity in the Women's Co-operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War / Gillian Scott.
Responsibility: edited by Eileen Janes Yeo.
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This pioneering book explores how British women, from different social groups, created radical identities and represented themselves in the public sphere between 1790-1914.

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