By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi
This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than a hundred and fifty men and women who have been lively in, or a part of, women's events and feminisms in important, japanese and South jap Europe. therefore, it demanding situations the commonly held trust that there has been no old feminism during this a part of Europe. those leading edge and sometimes relocating biographical images not just exhibit that feminists existed the following, but additionally that they have been common and numerous, and incorporated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian academics, Hungarian Christian social employees and activists of the Catholic women's circulation, Austrian manufacturing unit staff, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, renowned writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, the world over well-known Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technology historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate individuals, and lots of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist task and redress a significant imbalance within the historiography of women's routine and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's events and Feminisms: crucial, japanese, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is key interpreting for college kids of eu women's and gender background, comparative historical past and social events.
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L’Officièl (The Russian edition), no. 46 (April 2003). (E) Stites, R. The Women’s Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism 1860–1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. 36 ASPAZIJA (Elza Rozenberga, in marriage Pliekša-ne) (1865–1943) Latvian poetess, public figure, feminist. ’ Elza Rozenberga was born on 16 March 1865 at the farmstead Za¸lenieku Daukšas. Her parents were the landowner – Davis Rozenbergs-Rozenvalds and his wife Grieta. Elza had two brothers, Kristaps and Zamue-ls, and one sister, Dora.
Initially, these developments were closely linked to the fact that Apponyi’s husband had also been regularly representing his country at the League Assembly. But after the death of Count Apponyi (in 1933), Countess Apponyi continued, independently, to build on her reputation as an individual international representative of her country (although her involvement in women’s activities in Geneva is unresearched to date). In 1930, she was elected to the prestigious position of President of the Committee on “Social and General Questions”—the fifth of the six principle committees of the Assembly of the League of Nations.
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