Feminism and Female Emancipation in Germany 1870–1945: Sources, Methods, and Problems of Research

  title={Feminism and Female Emancipation in Germany 1870–1945: Sources, Methods, and Problems of Research},
  author={Richard John Evans},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={323 - 351}
  • R. Evans
  • Published 1 December 1976
  • History, Economics
  • Central European History
Until very recently, almost no serious research into the history of feminism and female emancipation in modern Germany has been published. This neglect is indeed far deeper than that from which women's history in Britain, France, or the United States has suffered. In some measure, it is connected with the reasons for the general neglect of social history in modern Germany—the concern of German historians with questions of political power, foreign policy, and intellectual development, the… 
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