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German women and the holocaust

German women and the holocaust

Judith.O.Purver | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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At the core of the murder of six million Jews is the chilling truth that a great number of “ordinary” German people were implicated in the genocide, whether through active involvement or compliant inaction. The desire to know why so large a number of people contributed to the evil of the...

Women and the Holocaust. Courage and Compassion

Women and the Holocaust. Courage and Compassion

Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programm | Gender Studies
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JEWISH WOMEN PERFORMED TRULY HEROIC DEEDS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. They faced unthinkable peril and upheaval -- traditions upended, spouses sent to the death camps, they themselves torn from their roles as caregivers and pushed into the workforce, there to be humiliated and abused. In the face of...


The excellency of the female character vindicated

The excellency of the female character vindicated

Thomas Branagan | Gender Studies
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Thomas Branagan was an Irish slave trader, privateer, and plantation overseer who, touched by Christ and American rhetoric, dedicated his life at the beginning of the nineteenth century to alleviating the physical and spiritual plight of the new nation's poor and unfortunate. During the early...

The Empire of the Nairs; Or, The Rights of Women

The Empire of the Nairs; Or, The Rights of Women

James Lawrence | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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A masterpiece of utopian thought in the 18th Century. Utopian thought cast considerable light on ideas of property-holding, community, and social and political reform movements, including those for the extension of rights to slaves, women and animals. Much of the later programme of communitarian...

The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison

The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison

Sylvie Grace Thompson Thygeson | Gender Studies
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The Suffragists Oral History Project was designed to tape record interviews with the leaders of the woman's suffrage movement in order to document their activities in behalf of passage of the Nineteenth Amendment and their continuing careers as leaders of movements for welfare and labor reform...

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The rights of women; a comparative study...

The rights of women; a comparative study...

Moīseĭ I͡Akovlevīch Ostrogorskiĭ, (1845- 1893) | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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How did people see women´s rights in the middle of the 19th Century? What was the argument for them? Is it the same as what we today perceive to be as the political subjugation of women? This book is a gem of facts and interpretations about the source of women´s oppression.

Mary Wollstonecraft and the beginnings of sexual emancipation

Mary Wollstonecraft and the beginnings of sexual emancipation

Jacob Bouten | Gender Studies
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Mary Wollstonecraft ( 27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an eighteenth-century British writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children's book...

Mrs. Warren's daughter; a story of the woman's movement

Mrs. Warren's daughter; a story of the woman's movement

Harry Hamilton Johnston | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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A sequel of Bernard Shaw´s play. Men who could afford to get married in the Victorian era could make use of “laws that gave him total control of his wife's person — and her fortune”. Victorian women were expected to maintain a poised and dignified manner, and to be obedient to their...


Woman

Woman

Vance Thompsom | Gender Studies
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Vance Thompson (April 17, 1863 - June 5, 1925) was an American literary critic, novelist and poet. The son of a Pittsburgh pastor, he was educated at Princeton University and graduated in 1883. He later studied in Germany, and worked as a dramatic critic in New York City from 1890 to 1897. Like...

The rights of women and sexual relations

The rights of women and sexual relations

Karl Heinzen | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Heinzen stood almost alone in the German-language press in his advocacy of women's rights. German papers occasionally noted feminist lectures of Mathilde Franziska Anneke, but aside from the Neue Zeit of St. Louis (George Schneider's short-lived paper) and Heinzen's Pionier, most German-language...

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