A Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements and by Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

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 energetic in, or a part of, women's activities and feminisms in important, japanese and South japanese Europe. hence, it demanding situations the commonly held trust that there has been no historic feminism during this a part of Europe. those cutting edge and sometimes relocating biographical pics not just exhibit that feminists existed the following, but additionally that they have been common and various, and incorporated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian lecturers, Hungarian Christian social employees and activists of the Catholic women's flow, Austrian manufacturing facility employees, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, sought after writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, the world over famous Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technological know-how historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate contributors, and plenty of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist task and redress a significant imbalance within the historiography of women's activities and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's pursuits and Feminisms: relevant, japanese, and South jap Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is key examining for college kids of eu women's and gender historical past, comparative historical past and social hobbies.

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After the fall of the Russian Monarchy in February 1917, Armand returned to Russia via Germany. In April 1917, she was an elected delegate to the Sed’maia Vserossi- 34 iskaia Konferenciia Rossiiskoi Social-Demokraticheskoi Rabochei Partii (Seventh AllRussian Conference of the RSDRP, Russian Social Democratic Party of Workers). After that she moved to Moscow to be with her children (her youngest son Andrej had become sick and there was a chance that he had tuberculosis). In Moscow, Armand set up courses for the education of agitators and propagandists; she wrote speeches for workers and participated in the work of the Moskovskogo Soveta Rabochih Deputatov (Moscow Deputies’ Council).

For the system employed in the organization of sources, see page xiv with Often Used Abbreviations and Symbols Used in the Lists of Sources. The Biographical Dictionary does not give, or aim to give complete bibliographies of subjects at the end of each entry. The bibliographies provided are lists of sources from which the information contained in each entry has been drawn, and may be treated as preliminary bibliographies for those interested in carrying out further research. : Greenwood Press, 2001; Adam i Eva: Al’manakh gender’noi istorii (Adam and Eve.

2 (1999): 8–34. g. , Ana’s Land. Sisterhood in Eastern Europe, Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press, 1997, and Barbara Einhorn and Charlotte Sever, “Gender and Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe,” International Feminist Journal of Politics 5, no. 2 (2003): 163–190. g. A. van Drenth and F. de Haan, The Rise of Caring Power. Elizabeth Fry and Josephine Butler in Britain and the Netherlands, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1999, 46. A useful definition of feminism is given by Kumari Jayawardena in her The White Woman’s Other Burden.

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