Die Entstehung des feministischen Bewusstseins

Vom Mittelalter bis zur ersten Frauenbewegung (Frauen und Geschichte #2)

Paperback, 424 pages

German language

Published July 5, 1995 by Campus-Verlag.

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A pioneer in women's studies and long-term activist for women's issues, and a past president of the Organization of American Historians, Gerda Lerner is one of the founders and foremost scholars of Women's History. The Creation of Patriarchy, the first book in her two-volume magnum opus Women and History (1986) received wide review attention and much acclaim, winning the prestigious Joan Kelly Prize of the American Historical Association for the best work on Women's History that year. Ms hailed the book for providing "a grand historical framework that was impossible even to imagine before the enlightenment about women's place in the world provided by her earlier work and that of other feminist scholars." New Directions for Women said it "may well be the most important work in feminist theory to appear in our generation." Patriarchy traced the development of the ideas, symbols, and metaphors by which men institutionalized their domination …

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  • Feminist theory
  • History
  • Western Civilization
  • Women
  • Women intellectuals
  • Feminism