One Hand Tied Behind Us
Liddington and Norris's book is essential reading for anyone studying the history of the women's movement, or for anyone who is just merely interested. Immensely readable and without pretention, One Hand should be added to anyone's collection.
The popular myth that the sole arbiters of the Suffrage Movement were the upper and middle classes is destroyed. It shows that the Pankhursts were not the main contributors in the fight to gain the vote for women.
Centred around the textile industry were large numbers of women who were active in the Trade Union and Labour Movement. These were the women who, through hard work and determination, gained the respect and support of those men who would have to be influenced if the vote was to be won.
|Date Published||1st January 2000|
|Publisher||RiversOram & Pandora Press|