|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||It wasn't just Emily Davison! Sport, suffrage and society in Edwardian Britain|
Suffragists Great Britain 20th century
Sports for women Great Britain 20th century
|Citation:||Kay J (2008) It wasn't just Emily Davison! Sport, suffrage and society in Edwardian Britain. International Journal of the History of Sport, 25 (10), pp. 1338-1354. https://doi.org/10.1080/09523360802212271|
|Abstract:||The suffragette Emily Davison was killed by King George V's horse during the 1913 Epsom Derby while trying to draw attention to the campaign for women's suffrage. However, this much-publicized and shocking incident was not the only connection between sport and political protest in the early twentieth century. This paper will show how British suffragettes carried out a series of violent acts against sport and sportsmen that were unparalleled in the English-speaking world. At the same time it will demonstrate that female suffragists, like many Edwardian women, took part in a wide variety of sports, suggesting that it was possible to be both a feminist and a sportswoman.|
|Rights:||Published by Taylor & Francis (Routledge)|
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|International Journal paper.doc||Fulltext - Accepted Version||104 kB||Unknown||View/Open|
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