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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


728 pages

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

44 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Women in the West


  • Writing the History of Women [Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot]
  • Explorations of Gender [Françoise Thébaud]
  • I. The Nationalization of Women
    • 1. The Great War and the Triumph of Sexual Division [Françoise Thébaud, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 2. The Modern Woman of the 1920s, American Style [Nancy Cott]
    • 3. Between the Wars in France and England [Anne-Marie Sohn, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 4. How Mussolini Ruled Italian Women [Victoria de Grazia]
    • 5. Nazi Gender Policies and Women’s History [Gisela Bock]
    • 6. The Women of Spain from the Republic to Franco [Danièle Bussy Genevois, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 7. French Women under Vichy [Hélène Eck, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 8. The Soviet Model [Françoise Navailh, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
  • II. Women, Creation, and Representation
    • 9. Philosophical Differences [Françoise Collin, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 10. The Creators of Culture in France [Marcelle Marini, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 11. The Ambivalent Image of Woman in Mass Culture [Luisa Passerini, translated by Joan Bond Sax]
    • 12. Women, Images, and Representation [Anne Higgonet]
  • III. The Century’s Great Changes
    • 13. Poverty and Mothers’ Rights in the Emerging Welfare States [Gisela Bock]
    • 14. Maternity, Family, and the State [Nadine Lefaucheur, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 15. A Supervised Emancipation [Rose-Marie Lagrave, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
  • IV. Current Issues
    • 16. Law and Democracy [Mariette Sineau, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 17. Feminisms of the 1970s [Yasmine Ergas]
    • 18. From Feminine to Feminism in Quebec [Yolande Cohen, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
    • 19. Reproduction and Bioethics [Jacqueline Costa-Lascoux, translated by Arthur Goldhammer]
  • V. Women’s Voices
    • Christa Wolf
    • Nelly Kaplan [Françoise Thébaud]
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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