Surmounting the barricades : women in the Paris Commune / Carolyn J. Eichner.

This book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles within France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of communard feminist socialisms far beyond the 1871 insurrection. Examining the period from the early 1860s through th...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Eichner, Carolyn Jeanne, 1961-
Format: eBook
Published:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Before
  • 1. The Actors and the Action
  • 2. Politics and Ideas: Staging the Struggle
  • Part II. During
  • 3. Elisabeth Dmitrieff and the Union des femmes: Revolutionizing Women's Labor
  • 4. André Léo and the Subversion of Gender: The Battle over Women's Place
  • 5. Paule Mink and the Clubistes: Anti-Clericalism and Popular Revolution
  • Part III. After
  • 6. Dmitrieff and Léo in the Aftermath: Radical Denouement
  • 7. Mink in the Aftermath: The Red Flag and the Future.