Grant Publishes in Comparative Studies in Society and History
February 8, 2011
Associate Professor of History Kevin Grant has published an article titled British Suffragettes and the Russian Method of Hunger Strike in the current issue of the journal Comparative Studies in Society and History. Grant explains in this article how British suffragettes adapted the hunger strike as a tactic of prison protest from Russians political prisoners.
This article is the first chapter of a larger book project titled The Last Weapon: A History of Hunger Strikes and Fasts. The project traces the international adaptation of self-starvation as a method of political protest across the twentieth century.