History of Women in the West, Volume IV: Emerging Feminism from Revolution to World War / Edition 1

History of Women in the West, Volume IV: Emerging Feminism from Revolution to World War / Edition 1

by Georges Duby
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0674403665

ISBN-13: 9780674403666

Pub. Date: 07/21/1998

Publisher: Harvard

With its Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, 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 put in their place as never before, their subordination to men codified in all manner of new laws and rules; and yet the period would also witness the

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With its Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, 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 put in their place as never before, their 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674403666
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
07/21/1998
Series:
History of Women in the West Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
652
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Writing the History of Women
Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot

Orders and Liberties
Geneviève Fraisse and Michelle Perrot Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

1. The Political Rupture and the New Order of Discourse

1. Daughters of Liberty and Revolutionary Citizens
Dominique Godineau Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

2. The French Revolution as the Turning Point
Elisabeth G. Sledziewski Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

3. A Philosophical History of Sexual Difference
Geneviève Fraisse Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

4. The Law's Contradictions
Nicole Arnaud-Duc Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

2. The Production of Women, Real and Imaginary

5. Artistic and Literary Idolatries
Stéphane Michaud Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

6. Reading and Writing in Germany
Marie-Claire Hoock-Demarle Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

7. The Catholic Model
Michela De Giorgio Translated by Joan Bond Sax

8. The Protestant Woman
Jean Baubérot Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

9. The Making of the Modern Jewish Woman
Nancy L. Green

10. The Secular Model of Girls' Education
Françoise Mayeur Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

11. Images—Appearances, Leisure, and Subsistence
Anne Higonnet

12. Representations of Women
Anne Higonnet

3. The Civil Woman, Public and Private

13. Bodies and Hearts
Yvonne Knibiehler Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

14. Dangerous Sexualities
Judith R. Walkowitz

15. The Woman Worker
Joan W. Scott

16. Single Women
Cécile Dauphin Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

4. Modernities

17. Stepping Out
Michelle Perrot Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

18. Feminist Scenes
Anne-Marie Käppeli Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

19. The New Eve and the Old Adam
annelise Maugue Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

5. Women's Voices

Germaine de Staël
Geneviève Fraisse and Michelle Perrot

Lou Andreas-Salomé
Geneviève Fraisse and Michelle Perrot Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Notes

Bibliography

Contributors

Illustration Credits

Index

Figures 1-47

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