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Revolutionary News The Press In France, 1789-1799
The French Revolution invented a written press of a radically new type, one that was able to transmit to the French...
Michelle Perrot, Wassyla Tamzali
Two eminent intellectuals, a historian and a writer, both very involved in feminism, conversing on important issues faced by French and Algerian societies today.
Death Before Injustice The Era of Anarchist Trials
On 8 November 1892, a bomb went off in the staircase of a Paris police station. There was little doubt it had been the act of an anarchist...
Feminism and Nazism
The essays in this volume examine the history of womens movements during the Nazi era. The writers included here, representing a wide range of interests and backgrounds, review the various interpretations of this period given by feminist historiography today. The authors underlying assumption is that if the perspective of gender can cast light on the way we "read" certain situations and individual destinies, then, in turn, the history of the twentieth century, including the history of feminism with its upheavals and fractures, can help us to understand what is at stake in feminist studies as reflected in contemporary discussions. Liliane Kandel is a sociologist and feminist.