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Political and Historical Encyclopedia of Women
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On the Threshold of Medernity: Are Women Capable of Governing? 1. The Salic Law Sarah Hanley 2. Female Sovereignty and the Subordination of Women in the Works of Martin Luther, Jean Calvin, and Jean Bodin Claudia Opitz 3. Women's Political and Military Action during the Fronde Hubert Carrier 4. From Natural Subjection to Conventional Indifference: Women in the Political Thought of Sir Robert Filmer, Thomas Hobbes, and John Locke Gordon Schochet The Age of Revolutions 5. Women's Role in the English Revolutions Ann Hughes 6. The American Revolution through Women's Eyes Linda K. Kerber 7. Women's Political Action during the French Revolution Jacques Guilhaumou and Martine Lapied 8. Sex or Rank? Women's Status in the Philosophy of the Enlightenment Catherine Larrere 9. From the Rights of Man to Women's Rights: A Difficult Intellectual Conversion Christine Faure 10. Women Militants in the Brabant and Liegeois Revolutions Janet Polasky 11. Women and the Dutch Revolutions of the Late 18th Century Rudolf Dekker and Judith Vega 12. The Trade in Black Women Slaves in the 18th Century Harris Memel-Fote 13. Women's Participation in the Greek Revolution, 1800-1827 Eleni Varikas 14. 1826: Women in Philhellenism Maite Boussy 15. Utopia and Counter-utopia: Women in the Works of Charles Fourier Simone Debout Oleszkiewicz 16. 1848 in Paris Maite Boussy and Christine Faure 17. Women in the German States, 1848-1849 Bonnie Anderson 18. The Emancipation of Women in the Works of Marx and Engels Maximilien Rubel 19. 1871: The Paris Commune Jacques Rougerie 20. Women in Revolutionary Russia, 1861-1926 Barbara Alpern-Engel 21. Women Activists in the German Revolution: Klara Zetkin, Rosa Luxemburg, and the Workers' Councils Claudie Weill 22. The Women's Section of the Comintern, from Lenin to Stalin Jean-Jacques Marie Struggles for Democracy 23. Women's Rights and Suffrage in the United States, 1848-1920 Francoise Basch 24. Women's Suffrage and Democracy in Canada Yolande Cohen 25. From Women's Rights to Feminism in Europe, 1860-1914 Florence Rochefort 26. Political Rights of European Women: An Assessment of the Two World Wars Odile Rudelle 27. Women's Role in the Spanish Civil War Mary Nash 28. The Feminine Condition under Nazism: Tradition, Modernity, and Racial Hierarchization Rita Thalmann 29. Collaboration and Resistance by Women in Fascist Italy Cecilia Dau-Novelli 30. Women in Vichy France Francois Rouquet 31. Women and Salazarism Anne Cova and Antonio Costa Pinto 32. Liberty and Equality for Women in the Socialist Countries of Eastern Europe, 1960-1980 Svetlana Aivazova 33. Feminism in the 1970s Domin

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"[An] impressive collection... Academic women's studies and history collections should include this work as an essential and welcome addition. All academic libraries should regard this as highly recommended. Larger public libraries wishing to both broaden and deepen their offerings in the areas of European women's history should consider as well... Christine Faure has edited a work without direct comparison that achieves its stated goal admirably." -- Reference & User Services Quarterly
"The essays, written by established scholars, are authoritative... Many libraries will find both the breadth of the coverage and the length of the articles (mostly 12,000 words) useful for nonspecialist patrons who want a substantial but not overwhelming discussion. Recommended for public and academic libraries." -- Library Journal
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