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Emmeline Pankhurst (born July 14, 1858) was the most prominent campaigner for women's right to vote and was transformed into a popular heroine of the early twentieth century. Early in life she was attracted to socialism, then she grew into an entrenched and militant suffragette and ended up as a Conservative Party candidate. Jailed 15 times during her struggles, Pankhurst died in 1928 - just weeks after the Representation of the People Act established voting equality for men and women.

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Emmeline Pankhurst: A BiographyEmmeline Pankhurst: A Biography
June Purvis

Emmeline Pankhurst was perhaps the most influential woman of the twentieth century. Today her name is synonymous with the 'votes for women' campaign and she is remembered as the most brave and inspirational suffrage leader in history. In this absorbing account of her life both before and after suffrage, June Purvis documents her early political work, her active role within the suffrage movement and her role as a wife and mother within her family.

All Editions: £6.64 - £52.76


Emmeline and her DaughtersEmmeline and Her Daughters: The Pankhurst Suffragettes
Iris Noble

Pankhurst and her three daughters, Sylvia, Christabel, and Adela, founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in Manchester in 1903.

All Editions: £2.91 - £14.99


The Fighting Pankhursts
David Mitchell

All Editions: £2.77 - £30.00


Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurst
Barbara Castle

All Editions: £3.00 - £13.25

Eminent EdwardiansEminent Edwardians
Piers Brendon

Along with Mrs. Pankhurst, this book profiles Lord Northcliffe, the creator of modern journalism; Arthur Balfour, at the centre of British politics; and Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the world Scout movement.

All Editions: £1.11 - £19.25


Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
Paula Bartley

This new biography examines the guiding principles that underpinned all of Emmeline Pankhurst's actions, and places her achievements within a wider social and political context. In this well-structured, fluent and lively account, Paula Bartley uses new archival material to assess whether Pankhurst should be seen as a heroine or a tyrant, a conservative or a progressive.

All Editions: £3.23 - £14.50

The Militant Suffragettes
Antonia Raeburn

All Editions: £3.32 - £18.00