Globalizing Feminisms, 1789- 1945

Globalizing Feminisms, 1789- 1945 This Definitive Reader Presents A Coherent, Comprehensive, Comparative, And Much Needed Collective History Of Women S Activism Throughout The World.Including Key Pieces On The History Of Feminism From An International Group Of Scholars, The Book Charts Feminists Attempts To Restore A Balance Of Power Between The Sexes Against A Backdrop Of Huge Cultural, Social And Political Transitions Across The World The Collection Covers The Period From The Beginning Of The French Revolution In 1789 A Turning Point That Gave Rise To Practical Efforts To Embody Principles Of Rights, Liberty, And Equality On Behalf Of Women As Well As Men Up Until The End Of World War II The Chapters Reach Out Well Beyond Europe And The Americas To Examine The History Of Feminisms In Japan, India, China, The Middle East And Australasia.This Diverse Body Of Material Is Drawn Together Through A Comprehensive General Introduction, And Individual Section Introductions The Chapters Are Also Supported By A Global Timeline Of Events, And There Is A Bibliography Of Further Reading.Contributors Include Padma Anagol, Marilyn J Boxer, Jacqueline R DeVries, Ellen Carol DuBois, Louise Edwards, Ellen L Fleischmann, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Patricia Grimshaw, Inger Hammar, Nancy Hewitt, Francesca Miller, Barbara Molony, Karen Offen, Florence Rochefort, Leila J Rupp, Sandra Stanley Holton, Anne Summers, Ann Taylor Allen, Angela Woollacott And Susan Zimmermann. Good collection of essays on primarily first wave feminisms though one of the strengths of the book is that it problematizes the whole first wave second wave, or what Susan Mann calls the oceanography of feminisms The global perspective means you re reading about feminist movements in places like India, China, and Russia as well as America and Western Europe, which means this boo

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  • Paperback
  • 433 pages
  • Globalizing Feminisms, 1789- 1945
  • Karen M. Offen
  • English
  • 06 October 2018
  • 9780415778688