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Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement
Book review by James Brazier. The author is Lecturer in Women's Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London where she directs the Gender & Women's Studies and Philosophy programmes. As its title states, this book tells of the struggle by women to achieve equal enfranchisement with men between February 1918, when women over thirty were fi…
War, Journalism and the Shaping of the 20th Century: The Life and Times of Henry W Nevinson by Angela V. John.
L B Taurus, London & New York. £29.50. 246 pp. 2 appendices. Notes, bibliog. Index. 3 maps, 16 ills. ISBN 1-84511-081-9 Henry Nevinson is now far less well known than his painter son CRW Nevinson whose disturbing images of the Great War have become justly renowned whilst Henry's journalism has been largely forgotten. Angela John’s study of N…
Dr. Viv Newman - "Now the lousy war is over; plenty still for us to do". Women in the aftermath of the Great War
We welcome Viv Newman back to Hatfield Peverel for her latest presentation. Over the past few years Viv has shared her research with us about the vital work and contribution of women, across the combatant nations, during the war and in this talk she moves onto the post-war period to discuss the challenges and opportunities that faced women, in a w…