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Frances Power Cobbe

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Frances Power Cobbe to the feminist movement in Victorian England. Cobbe's feminist ideas have been widely received in comparison to those of Emily Davies. ... More


Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables the book to ... More


A Liberal Descent: Charles Darwin and the Evolution of Ethics

Piers J. Hale

in Political Descent: Malthus, Mutualism, and the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226108490
eISBN:
9780226108520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108520.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Debates about the implications of evolution quickly moved beyond morphology to focus on mind and morals. Darwin denied that his theory endorsed the ethics of every cheating tradesman, as some clearly ... More


Introduction

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the lives and works of prominent feminists in England during the 19th century. This book explores the intellectual ... More


Victorian Feminism and After: The 1890s and Beyond

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines feminism in Victorian England during the 1890s and beyond. It argues against the view the the 1890s was a dead period for English feminism. It explains that this period saw the ... More


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