TITLE

Eleanor Rathbone, 'MP for refugees'

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Susan
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Women's History Magazine (1476-6760);Summer2010, Issue 63, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of the humanitarian work and accomplishments of the early 20th-century British Member of Parliament Eleanor Florence Rathbone. Focus is given to her nearly-exclusive political advocacy for refugees during the final decades of her life. Comments are given explaining the title "MP for refugees" given to her by her fellow political friends and highlighting its absence from her published biographies and historiography. Details are provided highlighting several campaigns and causes for which she worked as well as discussion of her historical legacy.
ACCESSION #
52547380

 

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