Perspectives on Feminist Political Thought in European History by Tjitske Akkerman
From the Middle Ages to the Present

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Spanning six centuries of political thought in European history, this book puts the ideas of thinkers from Christine de Pizan to Simone de Beauvoir in the broader contexts of their time. This intriguing collection of essays shows that feminism is not a varient of modern radical discourse but a mode of analysing the issues of authority, power and virtue that have been at the heart of European political thought from the middle ages.
 

About Tjitske Akkerman

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Akkerman is at the University of Amsterdam. Siep Stuurman is Jean Monnet Chair of European History and European Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
 
Published April 15, 2013 by Routledge. 256 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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