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Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience

Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience( )
Author: Pedersen, Susan
Series title:Society and the Sexes in the Modern World Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-10245-1
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $77.00
Book Description:

When British women demanded the vote in the years before the First World War, they promised to use political rights to remake their country and their world. This is the story of Eleanor Rathbone, the woman who best fulfilled that pledge. Rathbone cut her political teeth in the suffrage movement in Liverpool, spent two decades crafting social reforms for poor women and children, and was for seventeen years their advocate in the House of Commons. She also played a critical...
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