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In their time : a history of feminism in Western society

Author: Marlene LeGates
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2011. ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Their Time is an accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through to the latter half of the 20th century. Each chapter contains a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene LeGates
ISBN: 0415930987 9780415930987
OCLC Number: 973732894
Description: x, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Feminism and patriarchy: an introduction --
From Jesus to Joan of Arc --
The impact of the Renaissance: women, learning and the creative arts --
Religion, politics, and literature in early modern Europe --
Revolution in philosophy and politics --
Radicals and reformers --
The beginnings of first-wave feminism --
Issues in first-wave feminism --
Wartime and inter-war feminism --
The origins of the second wave conclusion.
Responsibility: Marlene LeGates.

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