Women's History Journal

Women’s History Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of Women’s History is available now. The digital version of this edition is available free to all members – see details below.  You may purchase this journal as a hard copy or download by clicking here.


  • Elżbieta Pawlak-Hejno on ‘Rhetorical strategies used in representations of English women’s suffrage activists in the Polish press before the outbreak of the First World War’, 5
  • Marta Kargól on ‘The practice of knitting in communist Poland as a way of understanding the private space of women’, 12
  • Friederike Brühöfener on ‘Between flintenweib and stewardess: putting West German women into military uniforms, 1960s–70s’, 19

Book Reviews

  • Clare Debenham, Marie Stopes’ Sexual Revolution and the Birth Control Movement, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, 27
  • Naomi Clifford, Women and the Gallows, 1797–1837: Unfortunate Wretches, Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 2017, 27
  • Ann Wee, A Tiger Remembers: The Way We Were In Singapore, Singapore: Ridge Books, 2017, 28
  • Jane Pearson and Maria Rayner, Prostitution in Victorian Colchester: controlling the uncontrollable, Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2018, 29
  • Jo Stanley, Women and the Royal Navy, London: I B Taurus, 2018, 46

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