Women Writers and the Campaign for Jewish Civil Rights in Early Victorian England

@inproceedings{Valman2000WomenWA,
  title={Women Writers and the Campaign for Jewish Civil Rights in Early Victorian England},
  author={Nadia Valman},
  year={2000}
}
In the parliamentary debate of December 1847 on the admission of Jews to Parliament Lord Ashley, later Earl of Shaftesbury, articulated what was at stake in the question of Jewish emancipation. Hansard reports his speech: Some years ago they stood out for a Protestant Parliament. They were perfectly right in doing so, but they were beaten. They now stood out for a Christian Parliament; and perhaps they would have a final struggle for a male Parliament. His noble Friend [Lord John Russell, who… CONTINUE READING