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Dealing with current events in France and Spain, this is the only comparative study of its kind, investigating how women construct their identities within the public sphere and highlighting the ways in which traditional or modern values impact on female identity in these countries. Which female figures are proposed for our admiration? Who proposes them and what values do they represent? This is an evaluation of womens lives at the end of the 20th Century the Century of Women celebrating the achievements and looking to opportunities presented by the century to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841500409
ISBN-10: 1841500402
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Intellect Books
Publisher: Intellect Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lesley K. Twomey

Lesley Twomey is Head of Spanish as the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. She is editor of "Faith and Fanaticism in early Modern Spain," and here extends her work to the contemporary period"