Naomi Shepherd

Naomi Shepherd, a graduate of Oxford University, taught in the Department of English at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and subsequently wrote for a number of British and American newspapers on Israeli life and politics. Her books on Jewish and Israeli history include A Refuge from Darkness: Wilfrid Israel and the Rescue of the Jews; The Zealous Intruders: The Western Rediscovery of Palestine; A Price Below Rubies: Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals; Ploughing Sand: British Rule in Palestine 1919–1948 and a book of short stories on Israeli themes, Ashes.

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Born in Russia but educated in Switzerland, Anna Kuliscioff became one of the key figures in Italy’s early socialist movement and was a feminist advocate who concentrated on poor women’s issues. In her later life, she helped publish a socialist periodical and hosted a prominent salon, often with her partner Filippo Turati.

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