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Women in Wales -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Ireland, Scotland & Wales /
Related booklists: Welsh Biography and Autobiography,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Rocking the Boat: Welsh Women who Championed Equality 1840-1990 by Angela V. John
    Rocking the Boat: Welsh Women who Championed Equality 1840-1990 - by Angela V. John

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912109500 | ISBN 10: 1912109506

    This insightful and revealing collection of essays focuses on seven Welsh women who, in a range of imaginative ways, resisted the status quo in Wales, England and beyond during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Written by an acclaimed biographi ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Woman Walks Wales by Ursula Martin
    One Woman Walks Wales - by Ursula Martin

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781909983601 | ISBN 10: 1909983608

    Ursula Martin never thought she would walk 3700 miles around Wales, but following a cancer diagnosis it seemed like the only reasonable thing to do. In 17 months, she traversed beaches and mountains, farms and urban sprawl. She received unimaginable ... more

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  • Cover image of book Votes for Women: The North Wales Suffragists
    Votes for Women: The North Wales Suffragists' Campaign: 1907-1914 - by Barbara Lawson-Reay

    £8.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781845275501 | ISBN 10: 1845275500

    A volume tracing the contribution of the North Wales Suffragists to the campaign for votes for women during the period 1907-14.   The campaign to secure votes for women spread rapidly across North Wales in the years before the First World War. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in the Rebecca Riots by Rhian E. Jones
    Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in the Rebecca Riots - by Rhian E. Jones

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783167883 | ISBN 10: 1783167882

    The wave of unrest which took place in 1840s Wales, known as ‘Rebeccaism’ or ‘the Rebecca riots’, stands out as a success story within the generally gloomy annals of popular struggle and defeat.   The story is remembered in vivid and compelling ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias - by Jasmine Donahaye

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909983236 | ISBN 10: 1909983233

    he first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century.   Daughter of Polish immigrant parents, Lily Tobias grew ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Father
    My Father's Places - by Aeronwy Thomas

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849013642 | ISBN 10: 1849013640

    The highly acclaimed memoir of growing up with Dylan Thomas In 1949, after years of nomadic existence, nine-year-old Aeronwy Thomas and her family arrived at the Boat House in Laugharne, a small village on the Welsh coast. Here her father, the poet D ... more

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  • Cover image of book Changing Times: Welsh Women Writing on the 1950s and 1960s by Edited by Deirdre Beddoe
    Changing Times: Welsh Women Writing on the 1950s and 1960s - by Edited by Deirdre Beddoe

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906784102 | ISBN 10: 1906784108

    Mornings were used to teach the basic three Rs and to progress us through our Janet and John readers. I only learned much later, in my thirties, how limited Janet's activites had been in comparison to her brother John's and how some scholars linked t ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Her Element: Women and the Landscape - An Anthology by Edited by Jane Macnamee
    In Her Element: Women and the Landscape - An Anthology - by Edited by Jane Macnamee

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781870206969 | ISBN 10: 1870206967

    Mountaineers, amblers, star-gazers, river-watchers, cavers, climbers, farmers, artists, sailors and ecologists - all these writers explore the elemental forces of the Welsh landscapes which have shaped their lives.  They all share a deep, personal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women
    The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women's Political Writings from Chartism to Suffrage - by Edited by Jane Aaron and Ursula Masson

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781870206907 | ISBN 10: 1870206908

    This innovative and ground-breaking anthology covers a century of Welsh women's political writings, from the 1830s to the 1930s; its diverse contributors include female Chartists, patriotic defenders of Wales and its language, feminists working for w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sugar and Slate by Charlotte Williams
    Sugar and Slate - by Charlotte Williams

    £6.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780954088101 | ISBN 10: 0954088107

    A mixed-race young woman, the daughter of a white Welsh-speaking mother and black father from Guyana, grows up in a small town on the coast of North Wales. From there she travels to Africa, the Caribbean and finally back to Wales.   Sugar & Sl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out Of The Shadows: A History Of Women In Twentieth-Century Wales by Deirdre Beddoe
    Out Of The Shadows: A History Of Women In Twentieth-Century Wales - by Deirdre Beddoe

    £16.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780708315910 | ISBN 10: 0708315917

    Out Of The Shadows reveals the fascinating story of women's lives in Wales during the twentieth century. In this major contribution to the gendered history of Wales, Deirdre Beddoe draws on wide-ranging historical sources, including extensive archiva ... more

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