German Women in the Nineteenth Century: A Social History


Divided into two parts. The first focuses on middle and upper class German women and the second on working class women. The book addresses a range of important topics including growing up female in 19th century Germany, the impact of agrarian change on women's work and child care, female political opposition in pre-1849 Germany, women's role in working class families in the 1890s, women's education and reading habits, and Jewish women and assimilation.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Deborah Hertz
  • Gwendolyn E. Jensen
  • Renate Möhrmann
  • Cathemne M. Prelinger
  • Lia Secci
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1984


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