Steve and Julie Pankhurst
, the husband and wife team who set up the website with their business partner five years ago, stand to net around pounds 30m from the deal.
On May 12, 1905, (15) she led a contingent of 400 working women to the House of Commons where Mrs Pankhurst
and her followers had assembled to hear the Suffrage Bill introduced.
The Pankhursts--mother Emmeline and her warring daughters Christabel (the apple of her mother's eye who moved on to religious mysticism), Sylvia (whose commitment to the working classes, socialism, and sex reform made her a viper in the family nest), and Adela (the least-notorious Pankhurst
, more of a Sylvia than a Christabel, who pursued a life of pacifist socialism in Australia)--remain at the heart of this narrative.
One of the most compelling themes in Bartley's biography is the manner in which she traces Pankhurst
's commitment to cause rather than party politics.
Timothy Larsen limits the scope of this study of Pankhurst
to "her Christian ministry and thought" (viii), except for a strange section entitled "Sexual intercourse" in which he discusses her sexual orientation and practices.
For too long, perceptions of Emmeline Pankhurst
have been based upon the writings of her middle daughter Sylvia, whose books, The Suffragette Movement: An Intimate Account of Persons and Ideals and The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst
The Suffragette Struggle for Women's Citizenship, a combination of history, memoir and Mommie Dearest, portray Pankhurst
as a gifted but ruthless leader, a woman who put the cause of woman's suffrage before that of family, and a less than loving mother who turned her back on her husband's commitment to socialism.
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cites the fact that in 1991 there were 6,123 commercial farms in the country, of which only 181 were owned by black Namibians.
's independence of spirit emerged during her days at the Royal College of Art where she challenged curriculum and policy.
? Helen Pankhurst
Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury Sunday, June 23, 7pm, PS14.50 The great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst
and a leading women's rights campaigner will be doing a talk and signing on her book Deads Not Words.
A RARE Sylvia Pankhurst
volume is set to be displayed at a library in Salford.
Icons BBC2, 9pm Sanjeev Bhaskar assesses the legacies and achievements of Mohandas Gandhi, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King Jr and Emmeline Pankhurst
- four of the 20th Century's greatest activists.