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Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present

Margaretta Jolly


This ground-breaking history of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement explores the individual and collective memories of women at its heart. Spanning at least two generations and four nations, and moving through the tumultuous decades from the 1970s to the present, the narrative is powered by feminist oral history, notably the British Library’s Sisterhood and After: The Women’s Liberation Oral History Project. The book mines these precious archives to bring fresh insight into the lives of activists and the campaigns and ideas they mobilised. It navigates still-contested questions of class, race, ... More

Keywords: Feminism, Women’s liberation, Second-wave, Oral history, Sisterhood and After, Activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190658847
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190658847.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaretta Jolly, author
Professor of Cultural Studies, School of Media, Film, and Music, University of Sussex