- Hardcover: 688 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (April 17, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1408844044
- ISBN-13: 978-1408844045
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 2.4 x 9.6 inches
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Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes Hardcover – April 17, 2018
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"Patiently, skilfully and empathetically, Diane Atkinson gives us the fullest, most insightful history yet of the suffragette movement and the courageous women who drove it forward to eventual fruition." - David Kynaston for RISE UP WOMEN!
"[An] immensely readable suffragette epic, with its full cast of the charismatic stars, character actors and the vast chorus who bravely and ingeniously dedicated--and risked--their lives to achieve the first modern, militant struggle in twentieth-century political theatre..." - Rachel Holmes, author of ELEANOR MARX: A LIFE, for RISE UP WOMEN!
"It’s a lost, antique, opaque England that Diane Atkinson evokes here―fascinating." - The Washington Post (for ELSIE AND MAIRI)
"Fully celebrating the exploits of two intensely linked young women who benefited hundreds of lives." - Publishers Weekly (for ELSIE AND MAIRI)
"Well researched…recommended for women’s studies scholars, legal scholars and academics." - Library Journal (for THE CRIMINAL CONVERSATION OF MRS. NORTON)
"An impressive biography." - Booklist (for THE CRIMINAL CONVERSATION OF MRS. NORTON)
About the Author
Diane Atkinson has a Ph.D. from the University of London and has lectured on the suffragettes at conferences and literary festivals. She also has been a lecturer and curator at the Museum of London, specializing in women's history. Atkinson is the author or coauthor of several illustrated books and biographies of women, including Elsie and Mairi Go to War and The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton. She lives in London, England.