Gender in Transition recounts the innumerable ways that this drama performed out in German-speaking Europe through the transitional interval among 1750 and 1830. A solid of entire students learn the impact of gender in several geographical regions of German lifestyles, together with legislation, city politics, marriage, faith, literature, traditional technological know-how, type, and private relationships.
“Gender in Transition highlights the most important function performed by means of advancements in German-speaking parts to the production of the ‘modern’ gender procedure. It provides the stimulating learn of students on each side of the Atlantic, a few of whose paintings has now not been generally on hand in English, and demonstrates the interconnectedness of fabric and cultural transformations.”
—Merry Wiesner-Hanks, writer of Women and Gender in Early smooth Europe
"This quantity fills a long-standing hole in gender background of the 18th and early nineteenth century in German-speaking Europe. Its interdisciplinary views shed new mild at the discourses and practices of gender in a interval during which a few of the pillars of German ‘modernity’ have been formed—states, civil society, and public sphere. This publication will fast locate its position on examining lists for classes in either gender historical past and historical past of German-speaking Europe for either the early glossy and smooth periods."
—Kathleen Canning, Professor of background, college of Michigan
Ulrike Gleixner is Privatdozentin, division of heritage, Technical college Berlin.
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