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Women, History, and Theory

The Essays of Joan Kelly

These posthumous essays by Joan Kelly, a founder of women’s studies, represent a profound synthesis of feminist theory and historical analysis and require a realignment of perspectives on women in society from the Middle Ages to the present.

190 pages | 5.30 x 8.40 | © 1984

Women in Culture and Society

History: General History

Women's Studies

Table of Contents

Foreword by Catharine R. Stimpson
Author’s Preface
Introduction by Blanche W. Cook, Alice Kessler-Harris, Clare Coss, Rosalind P. Petchesky, Amy Swerdlow
1. The Social Relation of the Sexes: Methodological Implications of Women’s History
2. Did Women Have a Renaissance?
3. The Doubled Vision of Feminist Theory
4. Early Feminist Theory and the Querelle des Femmes
5. Family and Society

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