From Eve to Dawn: Revolutions and the struggles for justice in the 20th century (Google eBook)

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Feminist Press at CUNY, 2008 - History - 608 pages
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“The issues [French] raises cannot be ignored. . . . No history you will read, post-French, will ever look the same again.”—The Times (London)

From the author of The Women's Room, the best-selling novel that defined the issues that ignited the women's movement, comes a vibrant history of the political revolutions of the twentieth century, ending with a thoughtful investigation into feminist movements throughout the world and into the future.

Marilyn French received her PhD from Harvard and taught at Harvard University and Holy Cross College.

Margaret Atwood is best known for her novels The Handmaid's Tale and The Blind Assassin.

  

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Contents

SOCIALISM IN EUROPE 21
21
REVOLUTION IN RUSSIA 55
55
REVOLUTION IN CHINA 92
92
FASCIST REVOLUTION IN GERMANY AND ITALY 120
120
ANTIIMPERIAL REVOLUTION IN LATIN AMERICA 147
147
ANTIIMPERIAL REVOLUTION IN INDIA 199
199
ANTIIMPERIAL REVOLUTION IN ALGERIA 244
244
ANTIIMPERIAL REVOLUTION IN AFRICA 266
266
TH E TWENTY FIRST CENTURY DAW N 377
377
THE HISTORY OF FEMINISM 379
379
THE POLITICAL IS PERSONAL THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL 442
442
THE FUTURE OF FEMINISM 487
487
NOTES 517
517
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 554
554
INDEX 579
579
Copyright

WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT 350
350

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About the author (2008)

Marilyn French (1929- ) was born in New York. She received her PhD from Harvard and taught English at Hofstra, Harvard, and Holy Cross College. She is best known for her novels, The Women's Room and In the Name of Friendship, and her non-fiction works, including Beyond Power, The War against Women and her memoir, A Season in Hell. Margaret Atwood's most popular works include The Handmaid's Tale (1983) and The Blind Assassin (2000). She was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1939 and received her undergraduate degree from Victoria University, along with a master's degree from Radcliffe College. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband, novelist Graeme Gibson. Marilyn French (1929- ) was born in New York. She received her PhD from Harvard and taught English at Hofstra, Harvard, and Holy Cross College. She is best known for her novels, The Women's Room and In the Name of Friendship, and her non-fiction works, including Beyond Power, The War against Women and her memoir, A Season in Hell.

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