A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800

2016.08.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Karen Green, A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 306pp, $99.00 (hbk),
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2016.08.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Karen Green, A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 306pp, $99.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107085831. Reviewed by Megan Gallagher, Brown University This erudite and important volume by Karen Green continues the narrative she and Jacqueline Broad began in A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2009). The two volumes are of comparable length, but the focus on one century instead of three allows Green to maintain the geographic spread of the prior volume while dwelling more deeply on individual thinkers and the contexts out of which they emerged. The texts' overall aims are similar: to demonstrate that lack of attention to women's contributions to political thought is not the same thing as a lack of contributions. While women's efforts have often been submerged, scoffed at, or neglected, both in the early modern. . .

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