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019507016X / 9780195070163
Paperback / softback
Stock expected by 20/12/2019
United States
153 x 229 mm, 465 grams 308 pages, halftones
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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 andEquality.

This volume analyses how the revolutionary process constructed a new gender system at the foundation of modern liberal culture.


1DBR Ireland, 1DDF France, 3JF c 1700 to c 1800, BGH Biography: historical, political & military, HBJD European history, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLL Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, HBTV2 French Revolution

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