“Carrying with her a most influential and intelligent audience.” Women Lecturers, the British Empire, and the Manchester Geographical Society, 1884-1920

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Abstract

This article explores the prominence of women in the Manchester Geographical Society and particularly in their lecture series on imperial education, travel and geography. Through the Society’s journal, lecture series, and newspaper accounts, it considers the prominence of women in presenting imperial travel and experience in Britain. The Society’s lectures are reflective of the increasing presence of women in imperial travel and their ability to present this travel and exploration in formal settings like the Manchester Geographical Society.
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Number of pages11
JournalNorthwest Geography
Volume23
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2023

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