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  • 16 Aug 2019
    Arianne Chernock

    The Right to Rule and the Rights of Women: Queen Victoria and the Women’s Movement

    Why do we need another book about Queen Victoria? The last time I checked, there were over 1,500 entries for the Queen as a subject in WorldCat. Yet on this, the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, I’d like to think that my book clears up some significant misunderstandings about the Queen, particularly on matters […]

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  • 31 Jul 2019
    Laura Schwartz

    The Wrong Kind of Working-Class Woman?: Domestic Servants and the Suffrage Movement

    On Saturday 18th June 1910, the Women’s Social and Political Union staged one of its largest and most spectacular demonstrations. The Great Procession through the streets of central London was carefully choreographed and divided into numerous different ‘contingents’ – each representing a particular class or type of suffrage supporter. There was a special contingent for […]

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