The Making of Modern Woman

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Routledge, Apr 8, 2016 - History - 380 pages
Modern woman was made between the French Revolution and the end of the First World War. In this time, the women of Europe crafted new ideas about their sexuaity, motherhood, the home, the politics of femininity, and their working roles. They faced challenges about what a woman should be and how she should act. From domestic ideology to women's suffrage, this book charts the contests for woman's identity in the epoch-shaping nineteenth century.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Imagining Woman
15
Private Lives Public Worlds
67
Power and Contest
211

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Lynn Abrams is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Glasgow.

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