A History of Women in the West, Volume V: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1 by Georges Duby | 9780674403659 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
A History of Women in the West, Volume V: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

A History of Women in the West, Volume V: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Georges Duby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674403657

ISBN-13: 9780674403659

Pub. Date: 03/01/1996

Publisher: Harvard


Has the worst of times for humanity--this century bloodied by wars and revolutions without precedent in history--been the best of times for women? How have the promises of freedom, parity with men, full participation in society, actually been met amid all the transformations and upheavals the twentieth century has witnessed? This fifth volume in the

Overview


Has the worst of times for humanity--this century bloodied by wars and revolutions without precedent in history--been the best of times for women? How have the promises of freedom, parity with men, full participation in society, actually been met amid all the transformations and upheavals the twentieth century has witnessed? This fifth volume in the world-acclaimed series brings the history of women up to the present, placing it in the context of momentous events and profound social changes that have marked our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674403659
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Series:
History of Women in the West Series, #5
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Writing the History of Women
Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot

Explorations of Gender
Françoise Thébaud

1. The Nationalization of Women

1. The Great War and the Triumph of Sexual Division
Françoise Thébaud
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


2. The Modern Woman of the 1920s, American Style
Nancy Cott

3. Between the Wars in France and England
Anne-Marie Sohn
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


4. How Mussolini Rule Italian Women
Victoria de Grazia

5. Nazi Gender Policies and Women's History
Gisela Bock

6. The Women of Spain from the Republic to Franco
Danièle Bussy Genevois
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


7. French Women under Vichy
Hélène Eck
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


8. The Soviet Model
Françoise Navailh
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

2. Women, Creation, and Representation

9. Philosophical Differences
Françoise Collin
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


10. The Creators of Culture in France
Marcelle Marini
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


11. The Ambivalent Image of Woman in Mass Culture
Luisa Passerini
Translated by Joan Bond Sax


12. Women, Images, and Representation
Anne Higgonet

3. The Century's Great Changes

13. Poverty and Mothers' Rights in the Emerging Welfare States
Gisela Bock

14. Maternity, Family, and the State
Nadine Lefaucheur
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


15. A Supervised Emancipation
Rose-Marie Lagrave
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

4. Current Issues

16. Law and Democracy
Mariette Sineau
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


17. Feminisms of the 1970s
Yasmine Ergas

18. From Feminine to Feminism in Quebec
Yolande Cohen
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer


19. Reproduction and Bioethics
Jacqueline Costa-Lascoux
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

5. Women's Voices

Christa Wolf

Nelly Kaplan
Françoise Thébaud

Notes

Bibliography

Contributors

Illustration Credits

Index

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