The Making of Modern Woman

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Routledge, Apr 8, 2016 - History - 380 pages
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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

List of Tables and Figures
Body Mind and Spirit
Learning to be a Woman
Private Lives Public Worlds
Politics Nation and Identity
Womens Mission to Empire
Notes
Further Reading
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Lynn Abrams is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Glasgow.

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