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The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution

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The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution - Godineau, Dominique, and Streip, Katherine (Translated by)
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During the French Revolution, hundreds of domestic and working-class women of Paris were interrogated, examined, accused, denounced, arrested, and imprisoned for their rebellious and often hostile behavior. Here, for the first time in English translation, Dominique Godineau offers an illuminating account of these female revolutionaries. As nurturing and tender as they are belligerent and contentious, these are not singular female heroines but the collective common women who struggled for bare subsistence by working in ...

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The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution 1998, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520067189

Hardcover