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

By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

ISBN-10: 9637326391

ISBN-13: 9789637326394

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 pursuits and feminisms in vital, japanese and South jap Europe. therefore, it demanding situations the commonly held trust that there has been no ancient feminism during this a part of Europe. those leading edge and sometimes relocating biographical snap shots not just exhibit that feminists existed the following, but additionally that they have been frequent and numerous, and integrated 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 staff, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, popular 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 participants, and plenty 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 events and Feminisms: principal, japanese, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is key examining for college students of eu women's and gender historical past, comparative heritage and social events.

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It chronicled the activities of the major feminist organizations, such as the Russkoe Zhenskoe Vzaimno-Blagotvoritel’noe Obshchestvo (Russian Women’s Mutual Philanthropic Society)—including photos of the society’s facilities—and the Liga Ravnopraviia Zhenshchin (League for Women’s Equal Rights). Feminist congresses also received detailed coverage: in particular the 1908 Pervyi Vserossiiskii Zhenskii S’ezd (First All-Russian Congress of Women) and the Pervyi Vserossiiskii S’ezd po Obrazovaniiu Zhenshchin (First All-Russian Congress on Women’s Education; held from 26 December 1912 to 4 January 1913).

E. ’ It is also hoped that further attention to these research areas will contribute to the creation of more comparative and integrative perspectives on the history of CESEE, possibly by those involved in the network formed through the making of this Dictionary. V. e. surname) of each individual subject in order to convey that person’s adult status—be it a woman or a man. (This rule may be waived when describing the subject’s childhood or early years). However the business of naming, especially women, is particularly complex.

E) Stites, R. The Women’s Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism 1860–1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. 36 ASPAZIJA (Elza Rozenberga, in marriage Pliekša-ne) (1865–1943) Latvian poetess, public figure, feminist. ’ Elza Rozenberga was born on 16 March 1865 at the farmstead Za¸lenieku Daukšas. Her parents were the landowner – Davis Rozenbergs-Rozenvalds and his wife Grieta. Elza had two brothers, Kristaps and Zamue-ls, and one sister, Dora. The pen-name ‘Aspazija’ came from Elza’s fascination with the Austrian writer Robert Hammerling’s cultural-historical novel Aspasia (1876) about the great Aspasia of Miletus.

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