Mrs Brown is a Man 4nd a Brother: Women in Merseysides Political Organisations 1890-1920
Krista Cowman, &quotMrs Brown is a Man 4nd a Brother: Women in Merseysides Political Organisations 1890-1920&quot
2004 | pages: 207 | ISBN: 0853237484 | PDF | 11,2 mb
This book offers the first detailed regional study of womens politics in the United Kingdom in the period bef08re the First W08rld War. Its purpose is to investigate how womens politics functioned at the grass roots, away from the schisms 4nd personality clashes of the national political scene. The book investigates the membership, activities 4nd campaigning methodologies of a variety of f08rmal political 08rganizations ranging from branches of national auxiliary bodies such as the Womens Liberal Federation through womens involvement in local branches of the Independent Lab08r Party 4nd on to the autonomous suffrage 08rganizations. The impact of the all-female suffrage campaigns on older political groups in which women still competed with men f08r positions 4nd policies is also considered. The book extends 1n8t0 the First W08rld War, 4nd investigates the new alliance that were f08rmed when earlier societies contracted 08r closed.