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Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790 (Oxford Historical Monographs)

by Elaine Chalus

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL7404993M
ISBN 10019928010X
ISBN 109780199280100

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Chalus argues that the personal, social, and particularly the familial nature of eighteenth-century politics provided more women with a wider variety of opportunities for involvement than ever before.

Show more. Elite Women in English Political Life c Elaine Chalus. A Clarendon Press Publication. This book explores the gendered nature of politics and political life in 18th-century England by focusing on the political involvement of female members of the political elite.

The book challenges the notion that only exceptional women were involved in politics, that their participation was necessarily limited and indirect, and that their involvement was inevitably declining after the Author: Elaine Chalus.

Elaine Chalus challenges the notion that only exceptional women were involved in politics, that their participation was necessarily limited and indirect, and that their involvement was inevitably declining after the Westminster Election.

Elite women in English political life, c [Elaine Chalus] -- Based on wide-ranging research into political, personal, and general correspondences across a period of significant social and political change, this text explores the gendered nature of politics and. Get this from a library.

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