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Published by Meredith Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 181.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN979.P28 K35 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24847099M
LC Control Number68026328

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Emmeline Pankhurst was one such woman. The leading suffragette was a pivotal figure in the fight for women’s right to the vote, thanks to the militant tactics of the Women’s Social and Political Author: Moya Crockett. Emmeline Pankhurst was born in England in In , she founded the Women's Social and Political Union, which used militant tactics to agitate for women's suffrage. Pankhurst was imprisoned Born:   Suffragette: My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst There’s no one better to tell the story of the suffragettes than the leader of the movement herself, Emmeline Pankhurst. Part of a veritable dynasty of women’s rights activists (her parents and daughters were politically active as well), Emmeline founded the Women’s Social and Political : Julia Pistell. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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