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Diane Atkinson

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Diane Atkinson was born in the North-East and educated in Cornwall and London, where she completed a PhD on the politics of women's sweated labour. At the Museum of London she worked as a lecturer and curator specialising in women's history. She has an MA from the University of East Anglia in Life-writing. She is the author of Suffragettes in Pictures,Funny Girls: Cartooning for Equality and Love and Dirt: The Marriage of Arthur Munby and Hannah Cullwick, whichwas published in 2003.

Books by Diane Atkinson

The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton

The extraordinary story of the first campaigner for women's rights in the legal system

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Elsie and Mairi Go to War

The extraordinary and moving story of two women whose courage and charisma made them the most famous women in the First World War.

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