Defining Militancy: Radical Protest, the Constitutional Idiom, and Women's Suffrage in Britain, 1908–1909

  title={Defining Militancy: Radical Protest, the Constitutional Idiom, and Women's Suffrage in Britain, 1908–1909},
  author={L. E. Mayhall},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={340 - 371}
  • L. E. Mayhall
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • Journal of British Studies
May some definition be given of the word “militant”? (Chelsea delegate Cicely Hamilton) Scholarship on the women's suffrage movement in Britain has reached a curious juncture. No longer content to chronicle the activities or document the contributions of single organizations, historians have begun to analyze the movement's strategies of self-advertisement and to disentangle its racial, imperial, and gendered ideologies. Perhaps the most striking development in recent scholarship on suffrage… Expand
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