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Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Krista Cowman


This book offers a detailed regional study of women's politics in the United Kingdom in the period before the First World War. Its purpose is to investigate how women's politics functioned at the grass roots, away from the schisms and personality clashes of the national political scene. The book investigates the membership, activities and campaigning methodologies of a variety of formal political organisations ranging from branches of national auxiliary bodies such as the Women's Liberal Federation through women's involvement in local branches of the Independent Labour Party and on to the auto ... More

Keywords: women's politics, United Kingdom, First World War, grass roots, Women's Liberal Federation, Independent Labour Party, national political scene, membership, activities, campaigning methodologies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780853237389
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313608


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Krista Cowman, author