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Women's Suffrage In Shetland By Marsali Taylor
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Only a small society in a remote group of islands - but Shetland had women on its school boards as early as London or Edinburgh, and its first suffrage societies in 1873. Taylor traces how life... More > changed for women through determined campaigning for equality within marriage, a University education, fair pay and working conditions, and greater involvement in the running of state institutions. The 1909 Shetland Women's Suffrage Society had links with both peaceful and militant societies, and when war came Shetland women were more than ready to do their bit. This book becomes a history of women's suffrage throughout Britain, as Taylor shows how local events and personalities were involved with the national movement. A wealth of pictures, letters and newsclippings bring Victorian/Edwardian Shetland and its suffrage women to life.< Less
Women's Suffrage in Shetland By Marsali Taylor
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Only a small society in a remote group of islands - but Shetland had women on its school boards as early as London or Edinburgh, and its first suffrage societies in 1873. Taylor traces how life... More > changed for women through determined campaigning for equality within marriage, a University education, fair pay and working conditions, and greater involvement in the running of state institutions. The 1909 Shetland Women’s Suffrage Society had links with both peaceful and militant societies, and when war came Shetland women were more than ready to do their bit. This book becomes a history of women’s suffrage throughout Britain, as Taylor shows how local events and personalities were involved with the national movement. A wealth of pictures, letters and newsclippings bring Victorian/Edwardian Shetland and its suffrage women to life.< Less
Japanese Women in Meiji Period By Farrukh Khan
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Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a... More > greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. This brief essay presents a discussion about women in Japan during the Meiji era and it will appear that although the Meiji government did try to improve the situation for women in Japan, it could not alter fundamental influences.< Less
Japanese Women in Meiji Period By Farrukh Khan
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Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a... More > greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. This brief essay presents a discussion about women in Japan during the Meiji era and it will appear that although the Meiji government did try to improve the situation for women in Japan, it could not alter fundamental influences.< Less
Women's Writes 2018 By Robin Buckallew
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Originally begun as a project for Women's History Month, these stories are now being published as a collection. Short stories, plays, poems, and essays make up this month long work, one entry for... More > every day of the month. This is the beginning of a challenge to write for women, about women, by a woman. The author has extensive history both with being a woman and with writing women, and shares her own journey with you, and brings along some old friends both real and imaginary. A woman who is a fish, worshiping a fish god? Check. A woman who leads a battle between penguins and kangaroos? Check. A woman who plays Jacob Marley to her best friend's Scrooge? Check. All these, and many more, are present. Don't miss roll call.< Less
Stealing Women & Robbing Trains By Rudy Thomas
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Much has been written about the James Gang, Frank and Jesse. Stealing Women & Robbing Trains takes a look at the James' brothers, not as outlaws only, but as men with feelings, words, and winning... More > ways as told, for the most part through the eyes of Frank. New, never before published materials about Frank James and the Samuels family in Kentucky is included.< Less
Women of the Romance Countries By John R. (John Robert) Effinger
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WOMEN IN MUSLIM INDIA: 1625 By Michael Welch
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This play, to be read in the classroom LIKE A NOVEL, shows the terrible hardships women suffered in India about 1625. Hindu women had to burn themselves on the cremation fires of their husbands;... More > Muslim women wore burkas and lived in harems. A strong, positive woman, the Empress Nur Mahal, tries to improve things with the help of a group of young people. They try to reach Shangri La!< Less
Place of Women In Pakistan By College Guide World
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Place of Women In Pakistan Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Historical Facts Chapter Three: Women during Bhutto’s Government Chapter Four: Women during Military... More > Regime Chapter Five: Women during Benazir’s Government Chapter Six: Women during Nawaz Sharif Government Chapter Seven: Women during Pervez Musharraf’s Regime Chapter Eight: Asif Zardari’s Tenure Chapter Nine: Old Practices Chapter Ten: Culture and Education Chapter Eleven: Crimes against Women in Pakistan Chapter Twelve: Other Issues of Pakistani Women Chapter Thirteen: Notable Women in Pakistan Chapter Fourteen: Women in Art and Entertainment Chapter Fifteen: In Sports and Literature< Less
The Women of the French Salons By Amelia Gere Mason
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