“My Own Story” is the 1914 memoirs of Emmeline Pankhurst. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928) was a British political activist who organised the British suffragette movement and helped women attain voting rights. “Time” magazine named Pankhurst one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century in 1999. This volume offers a fascinating insight into the life and mind of one of the architects of the British suffragette movement and is not to be missed by those with an interest in suffragism and women’s history. Contents include: “The Making of a Militant”, “Four Years of Peaceful Militancy”, and “The Women’s Revolution”. Read & Co. is now republishing this classic work in a new edition complete with an introductory extract from ‘Women as World Builders’.