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A brief history of feminism / [illustrated by] Patu [and written by] Antje Schrupp ; translated by Sophie Lewis.

Schrupp, Antje, 1964- (author.). Patu (Illustrator), (illustrator.).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HQ1121 .S3313 2017
Barcode: 30731101188930
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780262037112
  • ISBN: 0262037114
  • Physical Description: vi, 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the German.
Formatted Contents Note:
Antiquity -- Feminism in the Middle Ages -- Early modern feminism -- Feminism in the Enlightenment -- Early socialist feminism -- Beginnings of an organized women's movement -- Women's wage labor -- Free love/The critique of marriage -- Women's right to vote and party politics -- The "other" sex? -- Autonomous women's movements -- The fight for autonomous pregnancy -- Domestic violence -- Housework, care, motherhood -- Womanism and intersectionality against the dominance of white, bourgeois women -- Gender mainstreaming and the promotion of women -- Liberation, not equalization -- Queer feminism -- Third-wave feminism.
Summary, etc.:
An engaging illustrated history of feminism from antiquity through third-wave feminism, featuring Sappho, Mary Magdalene, Mary Wollstonecraft, Sojourner Truth, Simone de Beauvoir, and many others.
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Feminism > History.
Feminism > Pictorial works.