Samuel Hoare

Standard Name: Hoare, Samuel


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politics Eleanor Rathbone
The unfolding of this early conference suggests the serious weaknesses of Rathbone's stance on Indian women's issues. One of the first female students at the University of Madras and the founder of an Indian Women's Association
Textual Production Eleanor Rathbone
This followed on Child Marriage in India in the Hibbert Journal in July 1931.
Pedersen, Susan. Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience. Yale University Press.
In February 1934 ER wrote to an associate that she had been motivated to write this volume after several years...


18 December 1935: The Hoare-Laval Pact (appeasement of recent...

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18 December 1935

The Hoare-Laval Pact (appeasement of recent territorial aggression by Mussolini 's Italy) was sealed. It enraged Britons to such an extent that Samuel Hoare was compelled to retire from politics.

1938: Lady Reading founded the Women's Voluntary...

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Lady Reading founded the Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence (WVS). At the onset of World War Two, the WVS had 500,000 volunteers.


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