The odyssey of Flora Tristan


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Flora Tristan began life as the pampered daughter of the aristocracy; she knew poverty and disappointment as a youth, and experienced abuse and discrimination as an adult. Her personal struggle to regain a position in society was eclipsed by a growing commitment to lead the struggle of the oppressed for freedom and equality. She traveled extensively, read widely, and met many of the important social thinkers of the 1830's. Gradually she formed a vision of an egalitarian society in which men and women, young and old, had ...

The Odyssey of Flora Tristan 1988, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820408880