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France and women, 1789-1914 : gender, society and politics /

Main Author: McMillan, James F., 1948-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Table of Contents:
  • Defining womanhood: the legacy of the Enlightenment
  • The rights of man and the rights of woman: women and the French Revolution
  • Revolutionary aftermath: the reconstruction of the gender order
  • 'Angels of the hearth'? Leisured ladies and the limits of domesticity
  • Labouring women; work family and community in the classes popularieres
  • Femmes nouvelles: feminists, socialists and republicans in the Romantic era
  • Femininity: constructions, consequence, control
  • Representations of the overviere: the discourse on female labour
  • Reformulating the 'woman' question': from literary polemics to organised feminists
  • A new Eve? Bourgeois women in the belle époque
  • Gender at work: women workers and the sexual division of labour
  • In search of citizenship: feminists and women's suffrage.