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European Feminisms: Books, Articles, Websites


Jane Slaughter and Robert Kern, European Women on the Left: Socialism, Feminism, and the Problems Faced by Political Women, 1880 to the Present , Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Gisela Kaplan, Contemporary Western European Feminism, New York, NY: NYU Press, 1992.

T. Akkerman, Perspectives on Feminist Political Thought in European History: 1400-2000 , London: Routledge, 1998.

Bonnie S. Anderson and Judith P. Zinsser, A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present, Vol. 1 and 2, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Karen Offen, European Feminisms, 1700-1950: A Political History, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000.

Marlene LeGates, In Their Time: A History of Feminism in Western Society, London: Routledge, 2001.

Sylvia Paletschek and Bianka Pietrow-Ennker (eds), Women's Emancipation Movements in the Nineteenth Century: A European Perspective, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2004.

Gisela Dütting, Wendy Harcourt, Kinga Lohmann, Lin McDevitt-Pugh, Joanna Semeniuk and Saskia Wieringa, The European Feminist Forum: A History (2004-2008), Amsterdam: Aletta – Institute for Women's History, 2009. [file attached]



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