A fearless female champion for justice and humanity
Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
Constance Lytton & Katherine Roberts
Prisons and Prisoners by Constance Lytton and Jane Warton & Pages from the Diary of a Militant Suffragette by Katherine Roberts
Two brave political activists in the cause of women’s suffrage in Britain
To commemorate the centenary of the passing by the British Parliament of the Representation of the People Act, Leonaur is p..
Emmeline Pankhurst, Frank Moxon & Cicely Hamilton
My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst, What Forcible Feeding Means by Frank Moxon, Why We Are Militant: Speech Given in New York by Mrs. Pankhurst, Beware Suffragists by Cicely Hamilton
A giant of women’s rights and her times
The ending of the First World War in 1918 was also a momentous one for many British women, who, after shouldering their portion of the conflict and years of ..
Helen Maria Williams
Letters Covering the Period of Napoleon’s Escape from Elba to the Fall of the Capital
Eyewitness to the end of an epoch
During the bicentenary year the Battle of Waterloo much attention will focus on the battle itself and events before and after. This book is invaluable in that rega..
The Experiences of a Jamaican Nurse in South America and During the Crimean War
An unsung heroine of the Crimean War
The flickering light that emanated from Florence Nightingale’s lamp penetrated more darkness than she or anyone else of her time will have imagined. It illumina..
Frances C. Carrington
The Classic Account of an Infantry Lieutenant’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars
A classic memoir of life on the western frontier
The author of this well known and well regarded work begins her story of army life as a young officer’s wife on the western frontier with all the na..
Margaret Irvin Carrington
The Classic Account of a U. S. Army Officer’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars
A classic of the early history of Wyoming
This well known account of army life on the western frontier, by the wife of Colonel Henry B. Carrington the post-commander of Fort Phil Kearney during ‘Re..
The Experiences of a Missionary in 19th Century South Africa
A missionary in South Africa in time of war
Those who know anything of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 are aware that the king of that martial nation was Cetywayo. The Zulu people had been crafted into ..
M. H. Ouvry
Recollections of a Cavalry Officer’s Wife Before & During the Indian Mutiny, 1857
The mutiny as seen by a Lancer’s wife
This account, which briefly covers life in India immediately preceding the Indian Mutiny, was originally titled A Lady’s Life Before and During the Indian Muti..
R. M. Coopland
An English Lady's Ordeals in Gwalior and Agra During the Indian Mutiny 1857
Nightmare experiences in a land torn apart by violence, mutiny, betrayal and war
The British travelled to live in India throughout the years of the Empire. It was always an adventure, a journey to ..
A. H. Tuttle
An American Lady’s Experiences of the Boxer Uprising, China, 1900
Under siege in imperial China
Mary Gamewell was a missionary of the Methodist Episcopal Church in China. This riveting account of a good woman continuing her vocational work despite every adversity..
With the Dutch-Belgian Red Cross During the Boer War
A Nurse for Boer and British during the Boer War
The author of this book, a young Belgian woman, was a vocational nurse from an early age. As a child she had assisted in caring for the wounded of t..
G. Harris & Adelaide Case
The Experiences of Two British Women During the Indian Mutiny 1857
A Lady’s Diary of the Siege of Lucknow by G. Harris
Day by Day at Lucknow by Adelaide Case
Two enthralling Lucknow diaries in one special edition
The siege and relief of the Residency at Lucknow is one of the principal conflicts of the Great Mutiny and became an abiding symbol of the spi..
Elizabeth B. Custer
The Experiences of General Custer’s Wife With the U. S. 7th Cavalry
The wife of a famous soldier on campaign on the Western Plains of America
Despite a successful career during the Civil War and a meteoritic elevation in rank as the 'Boy General,’ it is the later c..
An Indomitable Victorian Lady’s Account of the Retreat from Kabul During the First Afghan War
The hard road back to India
There are few books that can truly be said to be unique, but this is one. Afghanistan has been a battleground since man has occupied its hostile landscape and others hav..