The Suffragettes

The Suffragettes

'Once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible.'

A potted history of the women who pioneered feminism and changed the world.

One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Title:The Suffragettes
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780241252116
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    The Suffragettes Reviews

  • Bea

    Quick read that’s super informative. Recommend to all!...

  • Elisa

    This tiny little Penguin Classic actually contained a surprising amount of information, including letters, articles, speeches and bills of law, all focused on the time during and after the fight for w...

  • Tamsien West (Babbling Books)

    A great little selection of pamphlets, posters, newspaper articles & speaches related to the Suffragette movement in the UK. Tbe collection is divided into 3 sections; for, against and victory. I foun...

  • ~Jo~

    "Once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible"This beautiful little book had been calling out to me for the past c...

  • Raquel Flockhart

    “Because only those who wear the shoe know where it pinches, and women know best what they want and what they don’t want.” I found this book in Manchester a few weeks ago and I felt the need ...

  • Christine Spoors

    A very interesting little book of newspaper articles, pamphlets, posters and legal documents surrounding the Suffragette movement in the UK - focusing mainly on England. The book was split into three ...

  • Yoana

    Hugely informative little book. The most impressive thing about it is how little anti-feminist rhetoric has changed in 100+ years. In fact it hasn't changed at all. Isn't that sad.The book is divided ...

  • Sofia

    "We think that the vote is but the prelude to a social revolution which must set back progress, for we believe in the division of functions as the keystone of civilisation. It is as if the animals on ...

  • Chris

    "Once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible."A small, enjoyable and interesting look into the Time of the Suffra...

  • Aimee

    3.5 stars!...