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Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Elaine Chalus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the gendered nature of politics and political life in 18th-century England by focusing on the political involvement of female members of the political elite. The book challenges ... More


The Labour Opposition of Northern Ireland, 1958–65

Aaron Edwards

in A History of the Northern Ireland Labour Party: Democratic Socialism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078743
eISBN:
9781781702390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078743.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Labour was greatly facilitated in its bid to direct public attention away from the border issue by Nationalist indifference towards the IRA's campaign. The Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) was ... More


Amelia Alderson and Mrs Opie: ‘more of the woman’

Harriet Guest

in Unbounded Attachment: Sentiment and Politics in the Age of the French Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686810
eISBN:
9780191767067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686810.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter four discusses the opportunities which Amelia Alderson Opie grasped with so much enthusiasm on her visits to London in the 1790s - the chance to meet leading radicals and reformers, and to ... More


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