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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
Marriage as a Trade By Cicely Hamilton
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Marriage as a Trade by Cicely Hamilton, first published in 1909. Cicely Mary Hamilton (1872–1952), was an English actress, writer, journalist, suffragist, lesbian and feminist. She is now best... More > known for the play Diana of Dobson's, with a setting in an Edwardian department store. The only excuse for this book is the lack of books on the subject with which it deals – the trade aspect of marriage. That is to say, wifehood and motherhood considered as a means of livelihood for women. I shall not deny for an instant that there are aspects of matrimony other than the trade aspect; but upon these there is no lack of a very plentiful literature – the love of man and woman has been written about since humanity acquired the art of writing. The love of man and woman is, no doubt, a thing of infinite importance; but also of infinite importance is the manner in which woman earns her bread and the economic conditions under which she enters the family and propagates the race.< Less
Three Plays by Granville-Barker The Marrying of Ann Leete; The Voysey Inheritance; Waste By Harley Granville-Barker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harley Granville-Barker (25 November 1877 – 31 August 1946)... More > was an English actor, director, playwright, manager, critic, and theorist. After early success as an actor in the plays of George Bernard Shaw he increasingly turned to directing and was a major figure in British theatre in the Edwardian and inter-war periods. As a writer his plays, which tackled difficult and controversial subject matter, met with a mixed reception during his lifetime but have continued to receive attention.Harley Granville-Barker was born in London, England on 25 November 1877. He left school at 14 began a career in acting. As his career blossomed, he seemed to excel in roles that were a culmination of intelligence and romantic dreaminess. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley_Granville-Barker< Less
Artistry and History Underfoot By Gillian Cooksey
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Coalhole covers are cast iron plates set in the pavements of city streets to cover the entrances to coal cellars of Victorian and Edwardian houses.Their raised patterns not only prevent passers by... More > from slipping on them, but are also often highly decorative with a great variety of designs. Sometimes the design incorporates the name and address of the ironmonger who sold the cover or the foundry that cast it. ARTISTRY AND HISTORY UNDERFOOT contains over 200 illustrations and locations of coalhole covers that have survived on the streets of London into the 21st century, together with some from other parts of the UK. The book also includes an index to nearly 100 companies appearing on the illustrated coalhole covers as well as historical notes on 17 of these ironmongers or foundries. With details of patents for non-slip, self-fastening and illuminating coal plates, Artistry and History Underfoot is a comprehensive study of coalhole covers. < Less
The Harlequinade: An Excursion By Harley Granville-Barker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harley Granville-Barker (25 November 1877 – 31 August 1946)... More > was an English actor, director, playwright, manager, critic, and theorist. After early success as an actor in the plays of George Bernard Shaw he increasingly turned to directing and was a major figure in British theatre in the Edwardian and inter-war periods. As a writer his plays, which tackled difficult and controversial subject matter, met with a mixed reception during his lifetime but have continued to receive attention.Harley Granville-Barker was born in London, England on 25 November 1877. He left school at 14 began a career in acting. As his career blossomed, he seemed to excel in roles that were a culmination of intelligence and romantic dreaminess. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley_Granville-Barker< 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
Waste: A Tragedy, In Four Acts By Harley Granville-Barker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harley Granville-Barker (25 November 1877 – 31 August 1946)... More > was an English actor, director, playwright, manager, critic, and theorist. After early success as an actor in the plays of George Bernard Shaw he increasingly turned to directing and was a major figure in British theatre in the Edwardian and inter-war periods. As a writer his plays, which tackled difficult and controversial subject matter, met with a mixed reception during his lifetime but have continued to receive attention.Harley Granville-Barker was born in London, England on 25 November 1877. He left school at 14 began a career in acting. As his career blossomed, he seemed to excel in roles that were a culmination of intelligence and romantic dreaminess. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley_Granville-Barker< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, British Envoy in Peking (1900-06) - Volume One By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The Peking (Beijing) diaries (1900-06) of the great Victorian-Edwardian diplomat Sir Ernest Satow, published for the first time ever on lulu.com, by permission of the National Archives (UK) on behalf... More > of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, with an introduction by China expert J.E. Hoare. Satow was Britain's top diplomat in China when he wrote this journal, as he called it. He replaced Sir Claude MacDonald after the Siege of the Peking Legations which occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and he observed the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) from Peking. Volume One of two volumes (total 812 pages). 420 pages in this volume with many footnotes, and a 73-page index of names in Volume Two. Also sold in the National Archives (UK) bookshop and on all amazon websites. Library of Congress Control No.: 2007369370< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, British Envoy in Peking (1900-06) - Volume Two By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The Peking (Beijing) diaries (1900-06) of the great Victorian-Edwardian diplomat Sir Ernest Satow, published for the first time ever on lulu.com, by permission of the National Archives (UK) on behalf... More > of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Satow was Britain's top diplomat in China when he wrote this journal, as he called it. He replaced Sir Claude MacDonald after the Siege of the Peking Legations which occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and he observed the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) from Peking. Volume Two of two volumes (total 812 pages). 392 pages in this volume, which includes many footnotes and the index of names (73 pages) for both volumes. Volume One. Also sold in the National Archives (UK) bookshop and on all amazon websites. Library of Congress Control No.: 2007369370< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, British Envoy in Peking (1900-06) - Volume One By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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EPUB VERSION The Peking (Beijing) diaries (1900-06) of the great Victorian-Edwardian diplomat Sir Ernest Satow, published for the first time ever on lulu.com, by permission of the National Archives... More > (UK) on behalf of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, with an introduction by China expert J.E. Hoare. Satow was Britain's top diplomat in China when he wrote this journal, as he called it. He replaced Sir Claude MacDonald after the Siege of the Peking Legations which occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and he observed the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) from Peking. Volume One of two volumes (total 812 paperback pages). 420 pages in this volume with many footnotes. Sold on all amazon websites. Library of Congress Control No.: 2007369370< Less

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