Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siècle France: Bodies, Minds and Gender by C. Forth, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siècle France: Bodies, Minds and Gender

Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siècle France: Bodies, Minds and Gender

by C. Forth
     
 
The turn of the twentieth century represented a crossroads in the French experience of modernization, especially in regard to ideas about gender and sexuality. Drawing together prominent scholars in French gender history, this volume explores how historians have come to view this period in light of new theoretical developments since the 1980s.

Overview

The turn of the twentieth century represented a crossroads in the French experience of modernization, especially in regard to ideas about gender and sexuality. Drawing together prominent scholars in French gender history, this volume explores how historians have come to view this period in light of new theoretical developments since the 1980s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230220997
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/05/2010
Series:
Genders and Sexualities in History Series
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

ELINOR ACCAMPO Professor of History, the University of Southern California, USA
JAMES SMITH ALLEN Professor of History, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
VENITA DATTA Professor of French, Wellesley College, USA
CHRISTOPHER E. FORTH Howard Professor of Humanities and Western Civilization, the University of Kansas, USA
RACHEL G. FUCHS Distinguished Foundation Professor of History, Arizona State University, USA
RUTH HARRIS Fellow and Tutor, New College, University of Oxford, UK
STEVEN C. HAUSE Senior Scholar in the Humanities and Co-Director of European Studies, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
ANDREA MANSKER Assistant Professor of History, the University of the South, Tennessee, USA
KAREN OFFEN Senior Scholar, the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, USA
MATT REED Independant historian and Director of Analysis and Partnerships with the Aga Khan Development Network, London, UK CHARLES SOWERWINE Professorial Fellow in History, the University of Melbourne, Australia
ELIZABETH A. WILLIAMS Professor of History, Oklahoma State University, USA
MICHAEL L. WILSON Associate Professor of History and Humanities, the University of Texas at Dallas, USA

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