Political and Historical Encyclopedia of Women

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Christine Fauré
Taylor & Francis, Aug 21, 2003 - Reference - 688 pages
The original French edition of this encyclopedia, the Encyclopédie politique et historique des femmes, Second Edition has been lauded by French reviewers, and now Routledge is proud to publish this acclaimed resource in an English language edition.
From the Salic Law in medieval France to the American Revolution to today's women's representation in American and European politics, this valuable resource discusses women's participation in Western political and historical transformation.
The 39 authoritative in-depth articles, written by an international team of scholars, examine women's activism in areas such as voting, emancipation, equality and democracy, providing students and general readers with an indispensable resource.

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An English translation of a 1997 French work, this collection of 40 essays addresses women's status in various political contexts from medieval times to the present in Europe and North America. Of ... Read full review

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