History of Women Emerging Feminism from Revolution to World War

ISBN-10: 0674403665

ISBN-13: 9780674403666

Edition: 1993

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The French Revolution opened a whole new stage in the history of women, despite their conspicuous absence from the playbill. The coming century would see women's subordination to men codified in all manner of new laws and rules; and yet the period would also witness the birth of feminism, the unprecedented emergence of women as a collective force in the political arena. The fourth volume in this world-acclaimed series covers the distance between these two poles, between the French Revolution and World War I. It gives us a vibrant picture of a bourgeois century, dynamic and expansive, in which the role of woman in the home was stressed more and more, even as the economic pressures and opportunities of the industrial revolution drew her out of the house; in which woman's growing role in the family as the center of all morals and virtues pressed her into public service to fight social ills.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 7/21/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 652
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Michelle Perrot is Professor of Contemporary History at the Université de Paris VII.

Arthur Goldhammer is the translator for numerous books including Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement, Algerian Chronicles, The Society of Equals, and Capital in the Twenty-First Century. He received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

Writing the History of Women Georges Duby Michelle Perrot Orders and Liberties Geneviegrave;ve Fraisse
Translated
The Political Rupture and the New Order of Discourse
Daughters of Liberty and Revolutionary Citizens Dominique Godineau Translated
The French Revolution as the Turning Point Elisabeth G. Sledziewski Translated
A Philosophical History of Sexual Difference Geneviegrave;ve Fraisse Translated
The Law's Contradictions Nicole Arnaud-Duc Translated
The Production of Women, Real and Imaginary
Artistic and Literary Idolatries Steacute;phane Michaud Translated
Reading and Writing in Germany Marie-Claire Hoock-Demarle Translated
The Catholic Model
The Protestant Woman Jean Baubeacute;rot Translated
The Making of the Modern Jewish Woman
The Secular Model of Girls' Education Franccedil;oise Mayeur Translated
. Images--Appearances, Leisure, and Subsistence
Representations of Women
The Civil Woman, Public and Private
Bodies and Hearts Yvonne Knibiehler Translated
Dangerous Sexualities
The Woman Worker
Single Women Ceacute;cile Dauphin Translated
Modernities
Stepping Out Michelle Perrot Translated
Feminist Scenes Anne-Marie Kauml;ppeli Translated
The New Eve and the Old Adam annelise Maugue Translated
Women's Voices Germaine de Staeuml;l
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