In Their Time: A History of Feminism in Western Society

In Their Time: A History of Feminism in Western Society

By: Marlene LeGates (author)Paperback

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Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of feminism or women's studies course, or as a supplementary text in a broader women's history or western civilization course.

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Marlene LeGates is a Lecturer at Capilano College in Vancouver, BC and is the author of numerous articles on the history of women and feminism. She received her Ph.D. in history from Yale University.


1. Feminism and Patriarchy: An Introduction 2. From Jesus to Joan of Arc 3. The Impact of the Renaissance: Women, Learning and the Creative Arts 4. Religion, Politics, and Literature in Early Modern Europe 5. Revolution in Philosophy and Politics 6. Radicals and Reformers 7. The Beginnings of First-Wave Feminism 8. Issues in First-Wave Feminism 9. Wartime and Inter-war Feminism 10. The Origins of the Second Wave Conclusion. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/09/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780415930987
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780415930987
  • weight: 589
  • ISBN10: 0415930987

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