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The creation of feminist consciousness : from the Middle Ages to eighteen-seventy

Author: Gerda Lerner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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"A pioneer in women's studies and long-term activist for women's issues, and a past president of the Organization of American Historians, Gerda Lerner is one of the founders and foremost scholars of Women's History. The Creation of Patriarchy, the first book in her two-volume Women and History Series (1986) received wide review attention and much acclaim, winning the prestigious Joan Kelly Prize of the American

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Genre/Form: Series
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Gerda, 1920-
Creation of feminist consciousness.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerda Lerner
ISBN: 0195066049 9780195066043 0195090608 9780195090604
OCLC Number: 26052817
Description: xii, 395 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The educational disadvantaging of women --
Self-authorization --
The way of the mystics-1 --
The way of the mystics-2 --
Authorization through motherhood --
One thousand years of feminist Bible criticism --
Authorization through creativity --
The right to learn, the right to teach, the right to define --
Female clusters, female networks, social spaces --
The search for women's history.
Responsibility: Gerda Lerner.
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This history of feminism sweeps over more than 1000 years of Western history, discussing such topics as the educational disadvantages faced by women, the role of women mystics, the concept of  Read more...


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`Powerful ... exemplary in several senses of the word. New York Times Book Review

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