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Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History
Striking a Light The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History
Author: Louise Raw, Sheila Rowbotham
In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books. Louise Raw gives us a challenging new interpretation of events proving that the women themselves, not celebrity socialists like Annie Besant, began it. She provides unequivocal evidence to sho...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781441114266
ISBN-10: 1441114262
Publication Date: 5/12/2011
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Continuum
Book Type: Paperback
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