Pioneering women

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  • Art & Suffrage Book Cover

    A biographical dictionary of suffrage artists discussing the lives and work of over 100 artists, each of whom made a positive contribution to the women’s suffrage campaign

  • Mrs Sherwood Biography Book Cover

    A biography of the 19th Century children’s writer Mrs M. M. Sherwood (1775–1851) with excerpts from Captain Sherwood’s diaries

     

  • In the Steps of Exceptional Women

    In the steps of Exceptional Women is the first book to trace the history of the Fawcett Society from its origins in the suffrage movement in 1866 right up to its role as a cutting edge organisation campaigning for equality 150 years later.

  • Displaced by War Book Cover

    During the First World War, June 1915 to December 1919, Gertrude Powicke spent time with the Society of Friends for their relief efforts in France, then Poland, working among the civilian victims of war. She recorded events, people and experiences and her reactions to them, for her family’s benefit, but also as an act of analysis and self-examination.

  • Campaigning for the Vote Book Cover

    Campaigning for the Vote tells, in her own words, the efforts of a working suffragist to convert the men and women of England to the cause of women’s suffrage.

  • Yes Papa! Mrs Chapone and The Bluestocking Circle

    With a preface by Dr Elizabeth Eger of King’ College, London.

    Barbara Eaton’s fascinating study is the first full length biography to set Chapone among her contemporaries.

  • Enterprising Women Book Cover

    The story of a group of women around the Garrett family, who in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth changed the position of women in Britain forever.