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Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna and the mobilization of Tory women in early Victorian England

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This article addresses the historiographical neglect of tory women in the early Victorian period. The existence of a vibrant culture of female conservative letters, combined with the widespread participation of women in ultra-Protestant pressure-group politics, is suggestive of the neglected contribution women made to the revival of grass-roots toryism during these years. In particular, it is suggested that a consideration of the distinctive features of premillenarian Evangelicalism enables a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0018246X06005930

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
1
Pages:
97-117
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
URN:
uuid:e1d6c4e8-4d6b-49de-9e48-02bd1133b052
Local pid:
ora:4282

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