A Bitter-Sweet Victory: Feminisms in France (1918–1923)
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Bard, Christine - A Bitter-Sweet Victory: Feminisms in France (1918–1923)



Keywords:

feminists | France | La Garçonne | pacifism

ISFWWS-Keywords:

France | Politics | Legacy | Gender | Germany | French society during the war | Women and War | Legacy

Abstract:

Feminists in France were to share in the mass jubilation of 11 November 1918. From the beginning of the 1920s, the pacifist propaganda of women was based on a naturalistic discourse, namely: 'woman' is a pacifist by nature. The degree of naturalisation/essentialisation of the fe…

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Bard, Christine, “A Bitter-Sweet Victory: Feminisms in France (1918–1923)”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 23 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004191723_i_432_58>
First published online: 2015



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