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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
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, Suffrage and Rights By Farrukh Khan
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The movement of women towards emancipation and liberation in the United States of America was a long and arduous struggle that was to last more than half a century, with many contributions and... More > perspectives shaping the struggle. However, it was this struggle for women’s rights that was the basis of the freedom that is enjoyed by women in the United States of America today and perhaps even elsewhere. This brief essay presents a discussion about the perspectives that were contributed by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Amelia Bloomer who were amongst the more prominent personalities of the time of struggle for women’s right in America.< Less
Women, Suffrage and Rights By Farrukh Khan
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The movement of women towards emancipation and liberation in the United States of America was a long and arduous struggle that was to last more than half a century, with many contributions and... More > perspectives shaping the struggle. However, it was this struggle for women’s rights that was the basis of the freedom that is enjoyed by women in the United States of America today and perhaps even elsewhere. This brief essay presents a discussion about the perspectives that were contributed by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Amelia Bloomer who were amongst the more prominent personalities of the time of struggle for women’s right in America.< Less
RECONSTRUCTION & AN APPEAL TO CONGRESS FOR IMPARTIAL SUFFRAGE By Fredrick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass... More > was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands on a range of causes, including women’s rights and Irish home rule. Among Douglass’ writings are several autobiographies eloquently describing his experiences in slavery and his life after the Civil War.< Less
Women Against Equality: A History of the Anti Suffrage Movement In the United States from 1895 to 1920 By Anne Myra Benjamin, Ph.D.
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Anne Myra Benjamin, Ph.D. grew up in Washington, D.C. She was educated at Bryn Mawr College, the University of Chicago, and received her doctorate in French Literature at the University of Michigan... More > at Ann Arbor. Women Against Equality, her sixth book, was inspired by a debate she heard in 1978 between Bella Abzug and Phyllis Schlafly on the Equal Rights Amendment. The author currently lives in Brooklyn, New York where she continues to write about the history of American women.< Less
Women Against Equality: A History of the Anti Suffrage Movement In the United States from 1895 to 1920 By Anne Myra Benjamin, Ph.D.
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Anne Myra Benjamin, Ph.D. grew up in Washington, D.C. She was educated at Bryn Mawr College, the University of Chicago, and received her doctorate in French Literature at the University of Michigan... More > at Ann Arbor. Women Against Equality, her sixth book, was inspired by a debate she heard in 1978 between Bella Abzug and Phyllis Schlafly on the Equal Rights Amendment. The author currently lives in Brooklyn, New York where she continues to write about the history of American women.< Less
Debate on Woman Suffrage in the Senate of the United States, 2d Session, 49th Congress, December 8, 1886, and January 25, 1887 By Various
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Place of Women In Japan By College Guide World
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In Japan, women are a dominant force to reckon with. They are involved in almost every field. Before the Second World War the condition of women in Japan was not as good as it is today. After the... More > Second World War, things changed greatly in favour of women in Japan. Since the Great War, the role of a Japanese woman has been that of the office lady. She becomes a housewife, and then eventually education mother after her marriage. Place of Women In Japan Copyright Chapter One: Introduction and Cultural Background Chapter Two: Women’s Education Chapter Three: Working Women Chapter Four: Changed Society and Women in Japan Chapter Five: Feminism in Japan Chapter Six: Women in Politics Chapter Seven: Suffrage of Women Chapter Eight: Women’s Language in Japan Chapter Nine: Modern Education Chapter Ten: Women and Art and Literature Chapter Eleven: Prostitution in Japan Chapter Twelve: Modern Working Women in Japan< Less