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Sheila Rowbotham

Sheila Rowbotham
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Sheila Rowbotham is the author of numerous books including a celebrated biography of Edward Carpenter. Her latest book is Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States. Her memoir of the 1960s, Promise of a Dream, has recently been reissued by Verso.

Celebrating 50 years of the modern Women’s Liberation Movement

Fifty years ago in February 1970, over 500 women met at a conference in Oxford. Sheila Rowbotham was part of the small group of women who helped to make it happen.