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Book review; How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women by Lindsey German

Published by Pluto Press. ISBN 976 0 7453 3250 5 Turning on the television it seems this country is obsessed with war. If its not past episodes of Allo, Allo or Dad’s Army there are constant documentaries about the Nazis. … Continue reading

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Political Women (2): Mandy Vere

Feminist, campaigner for social justice, mother of 2 grown up children, radical bookseller……….. Mandy Vere was born and grew up in Stockport. Her parents were Quakers and socialists, activists of the Labour Party: I grew up in a Quaker household … Continue reading

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