Princess Catherine Radziwill & Renee Elton Maud ’The astonishing last days of the Russian imperial dynasty
The principal work in this special Leonaur edition caused a sensation when it was first published since it is a ‘tell it all’ from the pen..
Josef Straszewicz & A. S. Krause A Polish heroine and her times
Poland suffered long periods of occupation and subjugation at the hands of the powerful Russian Empire. In the early 19th century it formed an alliance with the risin..
Sarah Ellen Blackwell A woman of political and military genius
Anna Ella Carroll would have been an exceptional woman at any point in history. Born in 1815, her father was the governor of Maryland, and she was the grand..
Emily Hobhouse 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..
Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters
Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
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 ..
Elizabeth, Lady Holland The Spanish Journal of Elizabeth, Lady Holland 1808-1809
Perspectives on Spain in wartime by a strong ‘new’ woman of her age
There can be no doubt that the socialite Elizabeth Vassall Fox was a remarkable woman. Initially married to Sir Godfrey Webster, ..
Maud Mortimer, Olive Dent & Thekla Bowser Accounts of the Voluntary Aid Detachment During the First World War 1914-18—A Green Tent in Flanders by Maud Mortimer, A V.A.D. in France by Olive Dent & Britain’s Civilian Volunteers by Thekla Bowser Three accounts of the brave women volunteers of the V.A.Ds during the Great War
Although the wars of the later 19th century, such as the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, offer..
Pat Beauchamp & Grace McDougall Two Accounts of the F. A. N. Ys During the First World War—Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp & A Nurse at the War by Grace McDougall The F. A. N. Ys—first anywhere!
The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry was a female organisation formed in 1907. Its aim was not only to provide competent first aid on the battlefield put also to train its..