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The women’s suffrage movement in Britain and Ireland: new perspectives. / Purvis, June; Hannam, June.

In: Women’s History Review, 12.04.2020.

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Purvis, June ; Hannam, June. / The women’s suffrage movement in Britain and Ireland: new perspectives. In: Women’s History Review. 2020.

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