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Rebel Daughters: Women and the French Revolution (Publications of the University of California Humanities Research Institute)

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This interdisciplinary collection of essays examines the important and paradoxical relation between women and the French Revolution. Although the male leaders of the Revolution depended on the women's active militant participation, they denied to women the rights they helped to establish. At the same time that women were banned from the political sphere, "woman" was transformed into an allegorical figure which became the very symbol of (masculine) Liberty and Equality. This volume analyzes how the revolutionary process constructed a new gender system at the foundation of modern liberal culture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195070163
Editor:
Melzer, Sara E.
Editor:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Introduction by:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Introduction:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Editor:
Melzer, Sara E.
Editor:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Author:
null, Sara E.
Author:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Author:
Melzer, Sara E.
Author:
null, Leslie W.
Introduction:
Rabine, Leslie W.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
France
Subject:
History, World | European | France
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
History
Subject:
France History Revolution, 1789-1799.
Subject:
World History-France
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Publications of the University of California Humanities Research Institute
Series Volume:
9362
Publication Date:
19910631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
38 halftones
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.20x6.09x.91 in. 1.06 lbs.

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