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Women in Britain: Voices and Perspectives from Twentieth Century History

Women in Britain: Voices and Perspectives from Twentieth Century History
Janet H. Howarth

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Twentieth-century developments have altered the position of women beyond all recognition. Women's suffrage and equal rights, the consumer society, control of fertility, the sexual revolution, and the millennium's new breed of female breadwinners have made this a transformative period for women. This anthology of original sources is accompanied by state-of-the-art historiography, and includes an introductory survey providing an accessible overview and analysis of key questions, including the relationship between 'first', 'second' and 'third' wave feminism in Britain.

Author Info

Janet H. Howarth is Rhodes Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at St Hilda's College, Oxford, specialising in the history of the women's movement, women's education and feminist biography.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Series: Tauris History Readers

ISBN: 9781850434566
Publication Date: 29 Aug 2018
Number of Pages: 288
Height: 234
Width: 156

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