By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than one hundred fifty men and women who have been lively in, or a part of, women's activities and feminisms in relevant, jap and South japanese Europe. hence, it demanding situations the generally held trust that there has been no old feminism during this a part of Europe. those cutting edge and sometimes relocating biographical graphics not just convey that feminists existed right here, but in addition that they have been frequent and numerous, and integrated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian academics, Hungarian Christian social staff and activists of the Catholic women's circulation, Austrian manufacturing facility employees, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, favorite writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, the world over well-known Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technology historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate contributors, and lots of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist job and redress a major imbalance within the historiography of women's pursuits and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's routine and Feminisms: critical, jap, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is key analyzing for college students of eu women's and gender historical past, comparative background and social activities.

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The beginning of their friendship dates from the spring of 1911, when the socialists succeeded in opening a party school in Longumeaux (near Paris) where Armand worked as a lecturer. Lenin found himself among one of the many unable to resist the beauty and charm of this remarkable feminist. In the spring of 1912, socialist emigrants sent Armand to Russia to organize underground party activities. e. to be published abroad) of the new women’s magazine Rabotnitsa (Female worker)—initially intended for a Russian proletarian female readership.

Edward W. : Penguin Books, 1995; first published by Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. For Europe see Larry Wolff, Inventing Eastern Europe. The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994; for South Eastern Europe/the Balkans see Maria Todorova, Imagining the Balkans, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. See the entry by Raluca Maria Popa about Eugenia de Reuss Ianculescu. See the entry by Aleka Boutzouvi about Avra Theodoropoulou. 2 (1991): 26–45; here 26.

Frauenbewegungen und Frauenbestrebungen im Ungarn der Habsburgermonarchie 1848 bis 1918 (The better half? Women’s movements and women’s aspirations in Hungary in the Habsburg Monarchy 1848 to 1918), Vienna/Budapest: Promedia Verlag/Napvilág Kiadó, 1999. 5 Ştefania Mihăilescu, Emanciparea femeii române: Antologie de texte. Vol. I 1815–1918 (The emancipation of Romanian women: an anthology of texts. Vol. 1 1815–1918), Bucharest: Editura Ecumenica, 2001; Ghizela Cosma, Femeile şi politica în România.

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