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Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Annmarie Hughes


This book offers a unique contribution to gender and Scottish history breaking new ground on several fronts: there is no history of inter-war women in Scotland, very little labour or popular political history, and virtually nothing published on women, the home, and family. This book is a history of women in the period that integrates class and gender history as well as linking the public and private spheres. Using a gendered approach to history it transforms and shifts our knowledge of the Scottish past, unearthing the previously unexplored role that women played in inter-war socialist politic ... More

Keywords: gender, political identities, Scotland, women, socialist politics, General Strike, class, domestic violence, inter-war, femininity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748639816
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annmarie Hughes, author