Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World: A Global Sourcebook and History [2 volumes]

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Tiffany K. Wayne
ABC-CLIO, 17.10.2011 - 718 Seiten

From writings by Enheduana in ancient Mesopotamia (2350 BCE) to the present-day manifesto of the Association of Women for Action and Research in Singapore, Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World: A Global Sourcebook and History excerpts more than 200 feminist primary source documents from Africa to the Americas to Australia.

Serving to depict "feminism" as much broader—and older—than simply the modern struggle for political rights and equality, this two-volume work provides a more comprehensive and varied record of women's resistance cross-culturally and throughout history. The author's goal is to showcase a wide range of writers, thinkers, and organizations in order to document how resistance to patriarchy has been at the center of social, political, and intellectual history since the infancy of human civilization. This work addresses feminist ideas expressed privately through poetry, letters, and autobiographies, as well as the public and political aspects of women's rights movements.

 

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VOLUME 2
iii
Selected Bibliography
683
Index
685
About the Editor and Contributors
699
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Tiffany K. Wayne, PhD, is an independent scholar. Her published works include Woman Thinking: Feminism and Transcendentalism in 19th-Century America; Women's Roles in 19th-Century America; and American Women of Science since 1900.

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