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A great revolutionary wave : women and the vote in British Columbia

Author: Lara Campbell
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2020]
Series: Women's suffrage and the struggle for democracy, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"British Columbia is often overlooked in the national story of women's struggle for political equality. This book rights that wrong. A Great Revolutionary Wave follows the propaganda campaigns undertaken by suffrage organizations and traces the role of working-class women in the fight for political equality. It demonstrates the connections between provincial and British suffragists, and examines how racial exclusion  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, Lara, 1970-
Great revolutionary wave.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Campbell
ISBN: 0774863242 9780774863254 0774863250 9780774863261 0774863269 9780774863247
OCLC Number: 1147877016
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Introduction --
1 Suffrage and Reform --
2 Building a Movement --
3 The Anti-Suffragists --
4 Performing Politics --
5 The Politics of Race --
6 Labouring Women --
7 A Global Movement --
8 Achieving the Vote --
9 Extending Suffrage --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Sources and Further Reading --
Photo Credits --
Series Title: Women's suffrage and the struggle for democracy, v. 4.
Responsibility: Lara Campbell.
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The first book on the woman's suffrage movement in British Columbia, A Great Revolutionary Wave traces the history of the fight for the vote from the 1870s to the 1940s against a backdrop of social  Read more...


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