Suffragette

My Own Story

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst

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Category: Motion picture plays

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A Suffragette - My Own Story (Illustrated)

The Inspiring Autobiography of the Women Who Founded the Militant WPSU Movement and Fought to Win the Right for Women to Vote

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst

Publisher: e-artnow

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 244

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This carefully crafted ebook: "A Suffragette - My Own Story (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back". She was widely criticized for her militant tactics, and historians disagree about their effectiveness, but her work is recognized as a crucial element in achieving women's suffrage in Britain. Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), an all-women suffrage advocacy organization dedicated to "deeds, not words". Pankhurst, her daughters, and other WSPU activists received repeated prison sentences, where they staged hunger strikes to secure better conditions. This edition brings to you the powerful autobiography of this courageous woman in celebration of the undying spirit of freedom, equality and woman power. "Women are very slow to rouse, but once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible.”- Emmeline Pankhurst

My Own Story

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst

Publisher: The Floating Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 306

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Delve into the nitty-gritty details of the daily life of suffragist leader Emmeline Pankhurst in this inspiring memoir. Pankhurst is regarded as one of the chief architects of the women's suffrage movement, and her focus on civil -- and sometimes not-so-civil -- disobedience was a radical departure from the norm in the early twentieth century. My Own Story covers the period from 1900 to 1914 and offers fascinating insights into Pankhurst's motives and methods.

Pankhurst

Author: Jad Adams

Publisher: Haus Publishing

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 186

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div Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) was a leading suffragette and founder in 1903 of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU). She was incensed by the refusal of the Independent Labour Party to admit women. In reaction she founded the all-female WSPU. Both Emmeline and her daughter Christabel were imprisoned many times for the political stance and militancy, with which they fought for the women’s right to vote. Her battle-cry, ‘remove the political disability of sex’, is as relevant today as it was explosive then..div

The Suffragettes

Towards Emancipation

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst

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Category: Feminists

Page: 364

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Access to History: Britain 1900-51

Author: Michael Lynch

Publisher: Hachette UK

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Category: Education

Page: 300

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The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. This title is written specifically for the 2008 AS specifications for OCR and AQA, covering the key economic, political and social issues of the period. It focuses on the changing fortunes of the political parties at the time and the ways in which they were affected by the impacts of the two world wars. The pressures for social reform throughout the period are also analysed.

MY OWN STORY (Illustrated)

The Inspiring & Powerful Autobiography of the Determined Woman Who Founded the Militant WPSU "Suffragette" Movement and Fought to Win the Equal Voting Rights for All Women

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst

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Page: 160

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"Women are very slow to rouse, but once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible." Emmeline Pankhurst, born in 1858, was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. Pankhurst's militant tactics made her many admirers and foes alike. Tired of weak and non-violent demands for women enfranchisement, Pankhurst decided to attract attention of authorities by adopting arson as a method. Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), an all-women suffrage advocacy organization dedicated to "deeds, not words". Pankhurst, her daughters, and other WSPU activists received repeated prison sentences, where they staged hunger strikes to secure better conditions. Emmeline fought till the end, sacrificed comfort lifestyle and her family, risked her own life number of time. She dedicated herself to the cause completely and did everything for her ideals and beliefs in a just and equal society. Emmeline Pankhurst died in 1928, shortly before women were given full voting rights. This edition brings to you the powerful autobiography of this courageous woman in celebration of the undying spirit of freedom, equality and woman power. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back". She was widely criticized for her militant tactics, and historians disagree about their effectiveness, but her work is recognized as a crucial element in achieving women's suffrage in Britain.

Sally Heathcote

Suffragette

Author: Mary Talbot

Publisher: Random House

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

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Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is a gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. A tale of loyalty, love and courage, set against a vividly realised backdrop of Edwardian Britain, it follows the fortunes of a maid-of-all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era. Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is another stunning collaboration from Costa Award winners, Mary and Bryan Talbot. Teamed up with acclaimed illustrator Kate Charlesworth, Sally Heathcote's lavish pages bring history to life.