From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World, Volume III

From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World, Volume III

Infernos and Paradises, The Triumph of Capitalism in the 19th Century

eBook - 2008
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Writing about what she calls the "most cheering period in female history," international best-selling author Marilyn French recounts how nineteenth century women living under imperialism, industrialization, and capitalism organized for their own education, a more equitable wage, and the vote.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at CUNY, 2008.
ISBN: 9781558616295
1558616292
Characteristics: 1 online resource (400 p.)
Contents: Index 367.
C O N T E N T S; FOREWORD by Margaret Atwood ix; INTRODUCTION 1; CAPITALISM TRIUMPHANT 17; CHAPTER 1: IMPERIALISM IN AFRICA 19; CHAPTER 2: INDUSTRIALIZATION 48; CHAPTER 3: UTOPIANISM AND SOCIALISM 87; CHAPTER 4: MIDDLE-CLASS WOMEN IN ENGLAND 128; CHAPTER 5: MIDDLE-CLASS WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR 160; CHAPTER 6: THE CIVIL WAR AND ITS AFTER MATH 198; CHAPTER 7: WOMAN SUFFRAGE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN 233; CHAPTER 8: LABOR MOVEMENTS 255; CHAPTER 9: THE WAR AGAINST WOMEN 308; NOTES 332; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 353; Map of the World: Peters Projection 364.
Summary: Writing about what she calls the "most cheering period in female history," international best-selling author Marilyn French recounts how nineteenth century women living under imperialism, industrialization, and capitalism organized for their own education, a more equitable wage, and the vote.

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