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Women, Welfare and Local Politics, 1880–1920: 'We Might Be Trusted'
by Steven King
Offering a reappraisal of the role of women in the politics and practice of welfare in late Victorian and early Edwardian England, this book focuses on the Lancashire mill town of Bolton, tracing the emergence of a core of female social and political activists from the 1860s. It analyzes their achievements as they rose from the humble origins of a workhouse visiting commit ...more
Hardcover, 364 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Sussex Academic Press
(first published 2006)
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