The Women who built Bristol 1184-2018
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Bristol Women's Voice is proud to be involved with the brand new book 'The Women Who Built Bristol', written by journalist, author and editor Jane Duffus (a BWV trustee) as a fundraiser for our charity and published by Tangent Books.
Containing 250 inspiring women, three sheroic dogs and one heartbroken barmaid from Easton. 'The Women Who Built Bristol' is a bursting compendium of brilliant women who helped to shape Bristol into the vibrant city it is today. From pin makers to police chiefs, from workhouse inmates to lord mayors, this book shows that Bristol was undisputedly built by women. Also contains 30 brand new illustrations.
What people are saying about the book:
“Jane Duffus and fellow contributors of The Women Who Built Bristol introduce us to a glorious and eclectic set of women who are linked to Bristol. This a wonderful reminder of the texture of women’s lives and their influence in every sphere – something historical accounts often forget. A great initiative from Bristol Women’s Voice, I hope other cities also follow suit.”
Helen Pankhurst - granddaughter of Sylvia and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst
“In this fascinating and eminently readable book, Jane Duffus gives us a real taste of the amazing women that built Bristol and links it superbly to women's achievements and women’s oppression worldwide.”
Julie Bindel - journalist, author, broadcaster
“This book is a heartening and affirming read for everyone, especially those who are building Bristol today, clearing their own paths and shining a light for those who follow after.”
Finn Mackay - feminist campaigner, university lecturer, author of Radical Feminism: Activism in Movement
“Jane's amazing book will have you captivated with insights about the awesome women who shaped Bristol and inspired to go out and make your own mark on the world.”
Kate Smurthwaite - broadcaster, comedian, activist
Delivery and Returns
All of our china is decorated by hand here in Stokes Croft - the last few months have been pretty hectic so the china workshop team are having a well-deserved break. Please be patient with your orders during this time!
FREE Local Delivery (within two miles), FREE Click & Collect from our Stokes Croft shop, or FREE UK delivery on all orders over £40! Standard UK delivery is £3.50, and should arrive in 2 - 3 working days.
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