By Julia Bush
Women opposed to the Vote seems at 3 overlapping teams of girls: maternal reformers, ladies writers and imperialist women. those ladies are then into motion as campaigners of their personal correct, in addition to supporters of anti-suffrage males. Collaboration among the sexes was once no longer continuously effortless, even inside of a circulation devoted to separate and complementary gender roles. because the anti-suffrage girls pursued their very own assorted social and political agendas, they validated their affinity with the mainstream social conservatism of the British women's circulate. The rediscovered background of lady anti-suffragism presents new views at the campaigns either for and opposed to the vote. It additionally makes an immense contribution to the broader background of women's social and political activism in overdue 19th century and early 20th century Britain.
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