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The Life and Times of Stella Browne: Feminist and Free Spirit
by Lesley A. Hall (Goodreads Author)
Stella Browne’s life was an experiment in new possibilities. Passionately committed to socialism, feminism and the rights of the indvidual, she promoted a radical vision of the sexual reform of society. Drawing on Stella Browne's writings and the archives, Lesley Hall has done full justice to this vanguard woman, setting her into the context of her progressive times and fr ...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by I. B. Tauris
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Dec 10, 2012 Mel rated it it was amazing
I'm not usually one for biographies or early 20th century British history, but Stella Browne sounded interesting enough that I wanted to read this anyway. Not a lot of information about her private life survies so this is a biography that focuses on her activism and her ideas. I really recommend it to anyone interested in early Feminist history, and the history of abortion and birth control activism. Stella Browne was one of the strongest early supporters of abortion and birth control. Not only ...more