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Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960





ISBN 9780713040456
Published April 29, 2001 by Routledge
244 Pages

 
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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.

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'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