HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE WEST
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History of Women in the West, Volume V: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century

Edited by Françoise Thébaud

Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Series edited by Georges Duby

Michelle Perrot

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674403659

Publication Date: 03/01/1996

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728 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

44 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Women in the West

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Has the worst of times for humanity—this century bloodied by wars and revolutions without precedent in history—been the best of times for women? How have the promises of freedom, parity with men, full participation in society, actually been met amid all the transformations and upheavals the twentieth century has witnessed? This fifth volume in the world-acclaimed series brings the history of women up to the present, placing it in the context of momentous events and profound social changes that have marked our time.

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