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The Suffragettes By Maren Smith
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'Come stay with me while your parents tour Europe,' Alice had said. 'It will be fun,' she'd said. Little did Sadie O'Brien know, but in the years since she'd last seen her childhood friend, Alice had... More > become a tireless champion for the Suffragette's Movement in New York City of 1912. And naturally, Sadie was swept along each time her friend's passions ran away with her, for if Alice's husband could not control her, despite his diligent efforts in the time-honored ways of discipline, what chance did Sadie have? And as if battling for Women's Rights and against Child Labor was not enough to fill her Summer's dance card, there was also Mac McCade, newly emerged from her past and annoyingly determined to win Sadie's affection at any cost to her ideals, her heart...or her bottom.< Less
The Suffragettes By Maren Smith
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'Come stay with me while your parents tour Europe,' Alice had said. 'It will be fun,' she'd said. Little did Sadie O'Brien know, but in the years since she'd last seen her childhood friend, Alice had... More > become a tireless champion for the Suffragette's Movement in New York City of 1912. And naturally, Sadie was swept along each time her friend's passions ran away with her, for if Alice's husband could not control her, despite his diligent efforts in the time-honored ways of discipline, what chance did Sadie have? And as if battling for Women's Rights and against Child Labor was not enough to fill her Summer's dance card, there was also Mac McCade, newly emerged from her past and annoyingly determined to win Sadie's affection at any cost to her ideals, her heart...or her bottom.< Less
Suffragette in the City By Katie MacAlister
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Cassandra Whitney is a New Woman, from her forward-thinking attitudes toward women and society, right down to her determination to take a lover--just as soon as she can find one who doesn't dribble... More > soup, or yell at her for her involvement with the suffrage movement. Unfortunately, the only candidate she's found worthy is the annoying, but sinfully attractive, Griffin St. John. It's just too bad he appears to be central in a plot to destroy everything she's worked for...< Less
Suffragette in the City By Katie MacAlister
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Cassandra Whitney is a New Woman, from her forward-thinking attitudes toward women and society, right down to her determination to take a lover--just as soon as she can find one who doesn't dribble... More > soup, or yell at her for her involvement with the suffrage movement. Unfortunately, the only candidate she's found worthy is the annoying, but sinfully attractive, Griffin St. John. It's just too bad he appears to be central in a plot to destroy everything she's worked for...< Less
Edith Garrud: the Suffragette who knew jujutsu By Tony Wolf
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This is the true story of Edith Garrud, the woman who taught jujutsu to the secret "Bodyguard" society of the English Suffragette movement during the early years of the 20th century. The... More > Suffragettes used radical tactics to win the right of women to vote in national elections. Edith and her "Jujutsuffragettes" had many adventures protecting their leaders from being arrested or assaulted. Sometimes they used clever tricks and disguises, and sometimes they battled hand-to-hand against police and angry crowds. With 29 illustrations; suggested for readers aged 12 and older.< Less
Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox (Revised Edition) By Susan McPherson, Angela McPherson
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Norah Dacre Fox (aka Elam) was the General Secretary, chief organiser and spokeswoman for the the Women’s Social and Political Union. Banished from the Suffragette Fellowship, she gained... More > notoriety for joining Oswald Mosley’s inner circle in the 1930s. Interned in Holloway Prison during both world wars, Norah’s spirit of radical feminism was well suited to the revolutionary Britain of the early twentieth century. The authors attempt to understand how this serial militant who spent the first part of her life fighting for equality later turned to the dark forces of fascism, and they explore the long lasting emotional impact on their family. "Combining a family-history-mystery quest with a portrait of the latter days of the militant suffragette movement and the activities of the British Union of Fascists, this is a page-turner." (Elizabeth Crawford, Author, 'The Women's Suffrage Movement', Routledge, 1999)< Less
Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox (Revised Edition) By Susan McPherson, Angela McPherson
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Norah Dacre Fox (aka Elam) was the General Secretary, chief organiser and spokeswoman for the the Women’s Social and Political Union. Banished from the Suffragette Fellowship, she gained... More > notoriety for joining Oswald Mosley’s inner circle in the 1930s. Interned in Holloway Prison during both world wars, Norah’s spirit of radical feminism was well suited to the revolutionary Britain of the early twentieth century. The authors attempt to understand how this serial militant who spent the first part of her life fighting for equality later turned to the dark forces of fascism, and they explore the long lasting emotional impact on their family. "Combining a family-history-mystery quest with a portrait of the latter days of the militant suffragette movement and the activities of the British Union of Fascists, this is a page-turner." (Elizabeth Crawford, Author, 'The Women's Suffrage Movement', Routledge, 1999)< Less
Day after Day By Jean Day
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Day after Day is the story of two young women, Muriel and May, in Worcester in 1901. They set goals, the number one of which is to find husbands. Muriel also vows to trace her noble lineage. This... More > story progresses through until 1908, when they are both married to Day brothers. It covers the suffragette movement, trips to theatres in London and Straford, and describes living as a tin miner in Malaya as Muriel's finance does.< Less
Day after Day By Jean Day
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Day after Day is the story of two young women, Muriel and May, in Worcester in 1901. They set goals, the number one of which is to find husbands. Muriel also vows to trace her noble lineage. This... More > story progresses through until 1908, when they are both married to Day brothers. It covers the suffragette movement, trips to theatres in London and Straford, and describes living as a tin miner in Malaya as Muriel's finance does.< 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