Coming of age? Reflections on the centenary of women's admission to the Royal Geographical Society

  title={Coming of age? Reflections on the centenary of women's admission to the Royal Geographical Society},
  author={Sarah L. Evans and Innes M. Keighren and Avril Maddrell},
  journal={The Geographical Journal},
Women's admission to the Royal Geographical Society was at least a two-staged affair, with a cohort of 22 women being admitted in 1892–93 before open access to women from 1913. However, whilst official membership was defined by these historic line-in-the-sand ‘boundary’ moments, some aspects of women's participation within the Society were enacted in a permeable ‘frontier zone’. Both prior to, and after, fully accessing Fellowship in 1913, women were active producers of geographical knowledge… 
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