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Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935)

By Olivia Rye, Publishing Support Assistant   ‘’A woman who has done good work in the scholastic world doesn’t like to be called a good woman scholar. Call her a good scholar and let it go... READ MORE

Hannah Mitchell

By Danielle Shepherd, Editorial Controller   It is often said of the British suffrage movement that it was a cause fought by the middle classes, for the middle-classes – a narrative that was... READ MORE

Maxine Peake

  By Tony Mason, Senior Commissioning Editor   OK, so we’re looking for an inspirational character to help promote Women’s History Month here at Manchester University Press. The person... READ MORE

Helen Bamber

By Lianne Slavin, Editorial Services Manager   HELEN BAMBER was 19 when she travelled to Bergen-Belsen with the Jewish Relief Unit to work with survivors of the Holocaust. She died in 2014, aged... READ MORE

Vote 100: 2018 – Jill Liddington

Why is 2018 such a significant year? 2018 is the centenary of winning Votes for Women. On 6 February 1918, the suffrage campaign was victorious ~ at long last! Women over 30 (or at least the great... READ MORE

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