Women and the Enlightenment

By Margaret Hunt

© 1984 – Routledge

108 pages

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Hardback: 9780866561907
pub: 1983-12-31
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About the Book

This examination of previously unexplored aspects of women’s roles in the European Enlightenment will enhance yur understanding of the culture and the role played by women.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Women and the Enlightenment: Introduction
  • Mary Astell’s Response to the Enlightenment
  • Hawkers, Bawlers, and Mercuries: Women and the London Press in the Early Enlightenment
  • Freemasonry, Women and the Paradox of the Enlightenment
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
SOC010000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies