Eve and the New Jerusalem: Socialism and Feminism in the Nineteenth Century

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - History - 402 pages
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An excellent analysis of the relations between feminism and socialism in early 19th century Britain. One of the quite proper criticisms of EP Thompson's Making of the English Working Class is that it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Taylor has written a fascinating history of the development of socialist feminism in 19th-century England. Focusing largely on the Owenites, especially Owenite women, it shows the efforts to deal with ... Read full review

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Contents

A Radical Inheritance I
1
Women and the New Science of Society
19
Women and the Owenite Economic Offensive
83
Eve and the New Jerusalem
118
The Debate over Marriage
183
Women and Socialist Culture
217
Women and the Communities
238
Sex and Class in the PostOwenite Era
261
Notes
288
List of Sources
353
Facsimile of Catherine Barmbys The Demand
386
Index
394
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Barbara Taylor is Reader in History at the University of East London, UK, and author of "Eve and the New Jerusalem" (1983) and "Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination" (2003). She was Director of the 'Feminism and Enlightenment' research project (1998-2001). Sarah Knott is Assistant Professor in History at Indiana University, USA, and at work on a history of sensibility in revolutionary America. She was research fellow on the 'Feminism and Enlightenment' project.

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