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

By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than a hundred and fifty men and women who have been lively in, or a part of, women's pursuits and feminisms in crucial, japanese and South jap Europe. hence, it demanding situations the commonly held trust that there has been no historic feminism during this a part of Europe. those leading edge and sometimes relocating biographical pics not just express that feminists existed right here, but additionally that they have been frequent and various, and integrated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian lecturers, Hungarian Christian social staff and activists of the Catholic women's flow, Austrian manufacturing facility employees, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, widespread writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, the world over famous Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technology historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate participants, and lots of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist task and redress a major imbalance within the historiography of women's routine and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's activities and Feminisms: critical, jap, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is vital analyzing for college kids of ecu women's and gender historical past, comparative background and social routine.

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In the final years of her life, Aliye’s work did not receive much attention and she suffered increasingly from financial difficulties and poor health. She died on 14 July 1936 in Istanbul. General neglect of the Ottoman era in Turkish scholarship can be attributed in part to the ideological preferences of the Republican regime, through the decades from the 1920s up until the 1980s. In this latter decade, the number of studies on Ottoman society and Ottoman women began to increase in number and ideological 23 paradigms have since shifted.

For Aspazija, the idea of a free Latvian nation was directly related to the overall emancipation of Latvian women. Together with other women from Jauna- Stra-va, she became an active supporter of women’s rights and emancipation, contributing to debates in Latvian literature and the press.

On 7 February 1905, Armand was arrested in St Petersburg but released three months later. She immediately resumed revolutionary agitation among women workers and also made efforts to establish contacts between Russian and foreign socialist feminists, as part of efforts to unify the international women’s labor movement. The failed Revolution of 1905–1907 was followed by a wave of political reaction and Armand’s activities were noted by the authorities. ” In 1908, she traveled illegally to St Petersburg in order to participate in the First All-Russian Women’s Congress but did not play any active role in organizing the Congress or its sessions.

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