Find your perfect holiday reading
Voices from History: East London Suffragettes (Paperback)
  • Voices from History: East London Suffragettes (Paperback)
zoom

Voices from History: East London Suffragettes (Paperback)

(author), (author)
£9.99
Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 04/08/2014
  • In stock online

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
In 1914, the East London Federation of Suffragettes, led by Sylvia Pankhurst, split from the WSPU. Sylvia's mother and sister, Emmeline and Christabel, had encouraged her to give up her work with the poor women of East London - but Sylvia refused. Besides campaigning for women to have an equal right to vote from their headquarters in Bow, the ELFS worked on a range of equality issues which mattered to local women: they built a toy factory, providing work and a living wage for local women; they opened a subsidized canteen where women and children could get cheap, nutritious food; and they launched a nursery school, a creche, and a mother-and-baby clinic. The work of the Federation (and `our Sylvia', as she was fondly known by locals) deserves to be remembered, and this book, filled with astonishing first-hand accounts, aims to bring this amazing story to life.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780750960939
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm

You may also be interested in...

Lost Edinburgh
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
How to Talk Proper in Liverpool
Added to basket
Calum's Road
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
An Old Woman's Reflections
Added to basket
The Little Book of Liverpool
Added to basket
Manchester Then and Now
Added to basket
Old Irish Country Life
Added to basket
£10.95
Paperback
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher
Added to basket
A Walk Around the Snickelways of York
Added to basket
Suffolk Folk Tales
Added to basket
All About Liverpool
Added to basket
I Never Knew That About Scotland
Added to basket
Perth
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Claxton
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Little Book of Bristol
Added to basket
Oxford Then and Now
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.