Women's History Journal

Women’s History Autumn 2016

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Special issue: Remembering Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946)

  • Pat Thane on Eleanor Rathbone and Family Allowances, 5
  • Sumita Mukherjee on Radhabai Subbarayan: Debates on Indian Female Franchise in the 1930s, 10
  • Julie V. Gottlieb on Eleanor Rathbone, the Women Churchillians and Anti-Appeasement, 15
  • Susan Cohen on Eleanor Rathbone, the Parliamentary Committee on Refugees and the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, 19
  • Anne Logan on The International Work of Margery Fry in the 1930s and ’40s, 23

Book Reviews

  • Senia Paseta Irish Nationalist Women 1900-1918, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 30
  • Lyndsey Jenkins, Lady Constance Lytton, Aristocrat, Suffragette, Martyr. London: Biteback Publishing Ltd, 2015, 31
  • Julie V. Gottlieb, ‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 32
  • Susan E. James, Women’s Voices in Tudor Wills, 1485 – 1603, Authority, Influence and Material Culture, Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015, 32
  • Rachel Wilson, Elite Women in Ascendancy Ireland 1690-1745: Imitation and Innovation, Irish Historical Monograph Series, Woodbridge, The Boydell Press, 2015, 33
  • Marie Sandell, The Rise of Women’s Transnational Activism: Identity and Sisterhood Between the World Wars, London: I B Tauris, 2015, 34
  • Teresa Barnard (ed.), British Women and the Intellectual World in the Long Eighteenth Century, Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate Press, 2015, 35
  • Yoshiko Furuki, The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1991, 35
  • Sarah Boston Women Workers and the Trade Unions, New Revised Edition; London, Lawrence and Wishart Ltd, 2015, 36
  • Nicola Wilson, Home in British Working-Class Fiction, Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2015, 37
  • Judith A. Tyner, Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women’s Geographical Education, Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2015, 38
  • Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal, Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, 39

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