By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

ISBN-10: 9637326391

ISBN-13: 9789637326394

This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than one hundred fifty men and women who have been lively in, or a part of, women's activities and feminisms in primary, japanese and South jap Europe. hence, it demanding situations the generally held trust that there has been no ancient feminism during this a part of Europe. those leading edge and infrequently relocating biographical graphics not just exhibit that feminists existed right here, but additionally that they have been frequent and various, and incorporated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian academics, Hungarian Christian social staff and activists of the Catholic women's circulation, Austrian manufacturing facility employees, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, sought after writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, across the world famous Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technological know-how historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate participants, and lots of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist job and redress a major imbalance within the historiography of women's events and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's activities and Feminisms: relevant, japanese, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is vital studying for college kids of eu women's and gender heritage, comparative historical past and social pursuits.

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B) Count Apponyi, Albert. Emlékirataim. Ötven év. Ifjúkorom. Huszonöt év az ellenzéken (My memoirs. Fifty years. My youth. Twenty five years in opposition). Budapest: second edition, sine anno. (C) Apponyi, Countess / Mrs Albert. “Az alkohol” (Alcohol). In Countess / Mrs Albert Apponyi, et. al. Asszonyokról asszonyoknak (On women for women). Budapest, 1913, 40–45. (E) A Pallas Nagy Lexikona (The big Pallas encyclopedia), various volumes. (E) A Révai Nagy Lexikona (The big Révai encyclopedia), various volumes.

4 Important exceptions are Russia (see note 1) and Ukraine. See M. Bohachevsky-Chomiak, Feminists Despite Themselves. Women in Ukrainian Community Life: 1884–1939, University of Alberta: CIUS Press, 1988. Susan Zimmermann’s monograph about the Hungarian women’s movement only appeared in 1999. See Susan Zimmermann, Die bessere Hälfte? Frauenbewegungen und Frauenbestrebungen im Ungarn der Habsburgermonarchie 1848 bis 1918 (The better half? Women’s movements and women’s aspirations in Hungary in the Habsburg Monarchy 1848 to 1918), Vienna/Budapest: Promedia Verlag/Napvilág Kiadó, 1999.

Ironically for the future life of Elza Rozenberga, Aspasia’s work survived only through the voices of the men she had inspired. In a similar vein, even nowadays, Aspazija is valued not so much for her own works, as for her influence on and assistance to the poet Rainis, her life-long partner. For ten years, Elza Rozenberga studied at Doroteja’s school for girls in the city of Jelgava. Under the pen-name of ‘Kalna’ (literal translation: ‘She-Mountain’), Rozenberga published her first article in the newspaper Baltijas Ve-stnesis (Baltic herald).

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