How Britain’s women fought & died for the right to vote Stroud, Amberley, 2014, ISBN:978-1-4456-3390-9 Reviewed by Rachel Gillard, University of Liverpool Frank Meeres is a senior archivist and author living and working in Norwich where he has been involved
With the sad news of the death of Stephanie Kwolek , the inventor of Kevlar, reproduced here is the short piece written by Michael Williams about her, from the final edition of HerStoria Magazine.
Overview Railways are imbued with maleness to their very core. Everyone connected with the creation and operation of railways was male: business men and financiers, architects and engineers, navvies and bricklayers, managers and operating staff. The masculinity of railways was
Jane Whorwood, Secret Agent to Charles I by John Fox (The History Press, 2010) Reviewed by Amanda Capern This intriguing book is an account of the life of Jane Whorwood. Whorwood’s main claim to fame is that she acted as
By her biographer, Clare Mulley Eglantyne Jebb, an unlikely children’s champion? ‘To succeed in life, you must give life’ Eglantyne Jebb once wrote. But she herself did not give life in the traditional way expected of a well-to-do Edwardian lady