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How Women Saved the City

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Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of specific subjects,
  • New towns - design & planning,
  • Women"s studies,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Reform,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Women,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Women social reformers,
  • History,
  • Societies, etc,
  • United States,
  • Women in public life

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8070445M
ISBN 100816635315
ISBN 109780816635313

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Book Summary. It is - the height of the Second World War - and Berlin has essentially become a city of women. In this page-turning novel, David Gillham explores what happens to ordinary people . Written in by the daughter of an Italian astrologer attached to the court of France, The Book of the City of Ladies: A Fifteenth-Century Defense of Women is Christine de Pizan’s retelling. The woman also tells Christine that is her destiny to build a city where all women can come and live in peace, without needing any men around them. The woman also tells Christine that the city had to be named the City . How Women Saved The City [Daphne Spain]. University of Minnesota Press, Cloth: | Paper: Library of Congress Classification HQS64 .