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Auteur: Pugh, Martin
Titel: The Pankhursts
Sub titel: The careers and controversies of the Pankhursts

This text provides a full account of the lives of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters Christabel, Sylvia and Adela. It is the story of an extraordinary family whose work for the rights of women challenged the very heart of the political and social establishment. The book draws on original research, building together a portrait of the triumphs and tragedies of this often dysfunctional, but always exceptional, family.mobile (1885-92); the making of a political leader (1893-8); the emergence of Christabel (1989-1903); "he ought to be a woman for a while" (1903-4); militancy begins (1905-6); democracy versus dictatorship (1907-8); methods of barbarism (1908-9); hostilities are suspended (1910-11); where is Christabel? (1912-13); prisoner of war (1913-14); God's vengeance (1914-16); revolution and reaction (1917-18); available for work (1919-21); the second coming (1922-5); unmarried mother (1926-8); passing into history (1929-34); fascism and anti-fascism (1935-9); for war and peace (1939-45); corners of a foreign field (1945-61).
2001, 560 pag., Euro 20,8
Penguin, London, ISBN 140290389


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