Surmounting the Barricades
Women in the Paris Commune
By (author) Carolyn J. Eichner
Normal Price: $50.70
Your Price: $45.63 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.07! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Surmounting the Barricades by Carolyn J. Eichner
Book DescriptionThis book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles within France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of communard feminist socialisms far beyond the 1871 insurrection. Examining the period from the early 1860s through that century's end, Carolyn J. Eichner investigates how radical women developed critiques of gender, class, and religious hierarchies in the immediate pre-Commune era, how these ideologies emerged as a plurality of feminist socialisms within the revolution, and how these varied politics subsequently affected fin-de-siecle gender and class relations. She focuses on three distinctly dissimilar revolutionary women leaders who exemplify multiple competing and complementary feminist socialisms: Andre Leo, Elisabeth Dmitrieff, and Paule Mink. Leo theorized and educated through journalism and fiction, Dmitrieff organized institutional power for working-class women, and Mink agitated crowds to create an egalitarian socialist world. Each woman forged her own path to gender equality and social justice.
Buy Surmounting the Barricades book by Carolyn J. Eichner from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780253217059
(5983mm x 3971mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Surmounting the Barricades book by Carolyn J. Eichner and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Carolyn J. Eichner
Carolyn J. Eichner is a historian and Associate Professor of Women's Studies at the University of South Florida.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.