Dr Eliza Riedi
Lecturer in Imperial History
School/Department: History, Politics and International Relations, School of
Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 2807
- Sport and the Military: the British Armed Forces, 1880-1960 (Cambridge University Press, 2010) (jointly authored with Professor Tony Mason).
1. 'Our Soldiers' Widows: Charity, British War Widows, and the South African War (1899-1902)', War in History, 28:1 (2021), pp. 46-70.
2. 'British Widows of the South African War and the Origins of War Widows Pensions', Twentieth Century British History, 29:2 (2018), pp. 169-198
3. 'Assisting Mrs Tommy Atkins: Gender, Class, Philanthropy, and the Domestic Impact of the South African War, 1899-1902', Historical Journal, 60:3 (2017), pp. 745-69.
4. 'Imperialist Women and Conservative Activism in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain: the political world of Violet Milner', Women's History Review, 22:6 (2013), 930-53.
5. 'The Women Pro-Boers: Gender, Peace and the Critique of Empire in the South African War', Historical Research, 86 (2013), pp. 92-115.
6. '"Leather" and the Fighting Spirit: Sport in the British Army in World War I' (jointly authored with Tony Mason), Canadian Journal of History, 41:3 (2006), pp. 485-516. Reprinted in W.Vamplew and M. Dyreson, eds, Sport History (Sage Publications, 2016)
7. 'Teaching Empire: British and Dominion Women Teachers in the South African War Concentration Camps', English Historical Review, 120 (2005), pp. 1316-1347. Reprinted in J. Martin and J. Goodman, eds, Women and Education (Routledge, 2010) and in the English Historical Review 2018 virtual issue 'Women in the English Historical Review' https://academic.oup.com/ehr/pages/women_in_the_english_historical_review
8. 'Women, Gender and the Promotion of Empire: the Victoria League 1901-1914', Historical Journal, 45:3 (2002), pp. 569-599
9. 'Options for an Imperialist Woman: the case of Violet Markham, 1899-1914', Albion, 32:1 (2000), pp. 59-84