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Maternal Reformers and Social Duty

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women's wider social duty was understood by most female anti-suffragists to be a benign extension of their maternal role, though it must not be allowed to overshadow home life. The lives of the five ... More


Brawn and bravery: glorifying the working body

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines representations of working men’s bodies. Section one explores the nobility assigned to the muscular body, interrogated through the imagined blacksmith and navvy. The second ... More


Encouraging Charitable Work and Membership in the Girls’ Friendly Society through British Girls’ Periodicals

Kristine Moruzi

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter ecplores models of femininity with practical applications for girls outside the home. Moruzi uses the Girls’ Friendly Society as a case study to demonstrate how religious magazines aimed ... More


Independent and sectarian: working-class English associational culture

Tanja Bueltmann and Donald M. MacRaild

in The English diaspora in North America: Migration, ethnicity and association, 1730s-1950s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103710
eISBN:
9781526120755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103710.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter moves beyond the St George’s societies that scholars portray as proof that the English principally indulged in elite civic activism rather than ethnic behaviour. A second tier of English ... More


‘Modesty is the sister of virtue’: moral prevention work with girls

Leanne McCormick

in Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyses the organisations and discourses in Northern Ireland concerning the preservation of female moral standards, suggesting that the links between national identity and female sexual ... More


The Feminization of Nineteenth-Century Anglicanism

Susan Mumm

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Anglican Church underwent significant feminization during the nineteenth century, although this was not desired, or planned, by the Church itself. The role of women in nineteenth-century ... More


The Edwardian Jewish community and the First World War

Nigel Grizzard

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the Jewish community in Edwardian Leeds, by which time it was not just an immigrant community. The Aliens Act limited further mass migration and so the community grew naturally. ... More


Visualising the aged veteran in nineteenth-century Britain: memory, masculinity and nation

Michael Brown and Joanne Begiato

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines representations of working men’s bodies. Section one explores the nobility assigned to the muscular body, interrogated through the imagined blacksmith and navvy. The second ... More


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