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From eve to dawn : a history of women

Author: Marilyn French
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2008.
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An eminently readable-- and revolutionary-- four-volume history of women. It runs from prehistory to the present day, and covers the entire globe.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
French, Marilyn, 1929-2009.
From eve to dawn.
New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2008
(OCoLC)606990155
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn French
ISBN: 9781558615656 1558615652 9781558615670 1558615679 9781558615830 1558615830 9781558615847 1558615849
OCLC Number: 165957864
Notes: "Originally published: Toronto : McArthur, 2002.
Has new foreword (c2004) and introduction (c2007).
Description: 4 v. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: V. 1: Origins --
The mothers --
The fathers --
State formulation in Peru, Egypt, and Sumer --
A secular state: China --
A religious state: India --
A militaristic state: Mexico --
Conclusion: An analysis of the state --
Judaism --
Greece --
Rome --
Christianity --
Islam --
v. 2: The masculine mystique --
Introduction --
Feudalism in Europe --
Feudalism in Japan --
Control tightens in Europe --
European appropriation of Africa --
European appropriation of Latin America --
European appropriation of North America --
Black experience in North America --
The French Revolution --
v. 3: Infernos and paradises, the triumph of capitalism in the 19th century --
Introduction --
Imperialism in Africa --
Industrialization --
Utopianism and socialism --
Middle-class women in England --
Middle-class women in the United States before the Civil War --
The Civil War and its aftermath --
Woman suffrage in the United States and Great Britain --
Labor movements --
The war against women --
v. 4: Revolutions and the struggles for justice in the 20th century --
Introduction --
Socialism in Europe --
Revolution in Russia --
Revolution in China --
Fascist revolution in Germany and Italy --
Anti-imperial revolution in Latin America --
Anti-imperial revolution in India --
Anti-imperial revolution in Algeria --
Anti-imperial revolution in Africa --
Women and development --
The history of feminism --
The political is personal, the personal is political --
The future of feminism.
Responsibility: Marilyn French ; foreword by Margaret Atwood.

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An eminently readable-- and revolutionary-- four-volume history of women. It runs from prehistory to the present day, and covers the entire globe.

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