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By Marilyn French, Margaret Atwood

Writing approximately what she calls the "most cheering interval in woman history," French recounts how nineteenth-century girls residing lower than imperialism, industrialization, and capitalism still equipped for his or her personal schooling, a extra equitable paintings salary, and the vote.

Focusing at the usa, nice Britain, and nations in Africa, French argues that capitalism's good fortune relied on the exploitation and enslavement of massive numbers, together with ladies, however the act of operating outdoors the house along different girls, instead of in isolation, supplied ladies with the opportunity of organizing for emancipation.

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