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About Sheila Rowbotham

Sheila Rowbotham is professor in the school of social sciences at Mancheter University. Her latest book is Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love (Verso, October 2008) Sheila Rowbotham is a pioneer of feminist scholarship. Her many works include WomanâÛªs Consciousness, ManâÛªs World (Pelican 1973), Women in Movement: Feminism and Social Action (Routledge, 1993), A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States (Viking 1997), and Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties (Penguin 2000/Verso, 2001)

Articles by Sheila Rowbotham

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Edward Carpenter: a pioneering open democrat

A neglected radical of the 19th-20th centuries in Britain sought to enlarge liberty and enrich democracy in ways that make him a contemporary, says the renowned feminist scholar Sheila Rowbotham.
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