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By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

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 pursuits and feminisms in vital, japanese and South japanese Europe. hence, it demanding situations the generally held trust that there has been no ancient feminism during this a part of Europe. those cutting edge and infrequently relocating biographical snap shots not just exhibit that feminists existed the following, but in addition that they have been frequent and numerous, and integrated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian lecturers, Hungarian Christian social staff and activists of the Catholic women's circulation, Austrian manufacturing facility staff, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, popular writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, across the world well-known Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technological know-how historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate contributors, 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 activities and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's hobbies and Feminisms: important, japanese, and South jap Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is key interpreting for college students of ecu women's and gender background, comparative background and social hobbies.

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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.

One had to search for other ways of liberating women. Armand saw all the hardships her contemporaries endured and treated them as her own, prompting her to organize and lead the Pervaia Mezhdunarodnaia Konferenciia Zhenshchin-Kommunistok (First International Conference of Women Communists). Years of overwork (including care for her children), fatigue and hunger all took their toll on Armand’s energy and strength. In the fall of 1920, she contracted cholera and died on 24 September 1920. The urn containing her ashes was buried in Moscow 35 in the Kremlin wall.

E) Zimmermann, Susan. “Reich, Nation, und Internationalismus. Konflikte und Kooperationen der Frauenbewegungen der Habsburgermonarchie” (Empire, Nation and Internationalism. Conflict and cooperation among the women’s movements of the Habsburg Monarchy). In Waltraud Heindl, Edit Király and Alexandra Millner (eds), Frauenbilder, feministische Praxis und nationales Bewusstsein in Österreich-Ungarn 1867–1918 (Envisioning women, feminist practice, and national consciousness in Austria-Hungary 1867–1918).

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