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Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More


Introduction: “Defying Gravity”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter introduces the key ideas and assumptions of the book. The Broadway musical is a commercial form of entertainment intended to please its audiences. The musical necessarily relates to its ... More


Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

Gilli Bush-Bailey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072505
eISBN:
9781781701935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book challenges the traditional boundaries that have separated the histories of the first actresses and the early female playwright, bringing the approaches of new histories and historiography ... More


Tanaka and Mizoguchi: Politics and Rebellion in the Early Post-war Era

Michael Smith

in Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474409698
eISBN:
9781474444637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409698.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Smith’s chapter uses My Love Has Been Burning (Waga koi wa moenu, Mizoguchi Kenji, 1949) as a case-study for an analysis of Tanaka’s embodiment of feminine subjectivity. Grounded by an examination of ... More


A “Fine Looking Body of Women”: Female Political Leaders on the Rise

Allison K. Lange

in Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703244
eISBN:
9780226703381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703381.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter four analyzes the first major efforts to construct a cohesive visual campaign for women’s suffrage. Starting in the 1870s, Susan B. Anthony and her national suffrage organization, the ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


From Symbolism in Loose Robes to the Figure of the Androgyne

R. S. Koppen

in Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638727
eISBN:
9780748651917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638727.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines some of Virginia Woolf's writing through its clothes, and then presents the contemporary moment as a fashionably androgyne woman, who is developed into a figure of modern ... More


Migrants, medics, matrons: exploring the spectrum of Irish immigrants in the wartime British health sector

Jennifer Redmond

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Irish medical migrants had a visible presence in twentieth-century British hospitals, particularly during the Second World War. This chapter outlines the profile of migrants returning from Britain to ... More


Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Carol E. Jordan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

For nearly a century, a national reform movement to advance the status of women has made its presence known in statehouses and courthouses across America. This book describes the history of that ... More


Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Gina M. Martino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the borderlands of the early American northeast, New England, New France, and Native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of ... More


The Polio Wars

Naomi Rogers

in Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195380590
eISBN:
9780199369188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380590.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the mid-1940s Kenny, the NFIP and the AMA fought over medical orthodoxy and professional self-interest. Kenny accused the NFIP of funding worthless polio treatments recommended by antagonistic ... More


Conclusion

Caitríona Beaumont

in Housewives and citizens: Domesticity and the women's movement in England, 1928-64

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086076
eISBN:
9781781705971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086076.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

The conclusion draws together the key themes and arguments of the book. It provides an overview of the aims and memberships of the five voluntary women's groups in the 1960s and discusses the links ... More


Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale

Mariusz Kotowski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144887
eISBN:
9780813145105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144887.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale chronicles the career of one of the most prominent silent-era actresses. Born in Poland, Pola Negri begins her acting career in Germany under the direction ... More


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