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By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than one hundred fifty men and women who have been lively in, or a part of, women's routine and feminisms in crucial, japanese and South japanese Europe. hence, it demanding situations the commonly held trust that there has been no historic feminism during this a part of Europe. those cutting edge and sometimes relocating biographical snap shots not just convey that feminists existed the following, but in addition that they have been frequent and numerous, and incorporated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian academics, Hungarian Christian social employees and activists of the Catholic women's circulate, Austrian manufacturing unit staff, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, favourite writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, the world over famous Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technological know-how historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate participants, and lots of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist job and redress a significant imbalance within the historiography of women's pursuits and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's pursuits and Feminisms: principal, japanese, and South japanese Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is vital studying for college kids of ecu women's and gender historical past, comparative heritage and social activities.

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PhD thesis. University of Istanbul, 1993. (D) Mithat Efendi, Ahmet. Bir Osmanlı Kadın Yazarının Doğuşu (Fatma Aliye: the birth of an Ottoman woman writer) (1911). Istanbul: Kırkambar Publishing, 1994. 24 APPONYI, Countess, Mrs Count Albert Apponyi, born Countess Clotilde, Klotild DietrichsteinMensdorff-Pouilly (1867– 1942) Long-standing President (from 1910) of the Magyarországi Nőegyesületek Szövetsége (MNSz, Alliance of Women’s Associations in Hungary); Hungarian representative to the International Council of Women (ICW); holder of various positions in the League of Nations throughout the interwar period.

Her father, Ahmet Cevdet Pasha (1822–1895), was an influential bureaucrat of the Ottoman State, a lawyer and a historian. Her mother was Adviye Rabia Hanım. Fatma had a brother, Ali Sedat, and a sister, Emine Semiye (1864–1944), also a prominent figure in her time, though less so than Fatma. A Member of the Ottoman Parliament, Fatma Aliye’s father was appointed Governor of Egypt when Fatma was three years old and the family spent the years 1866 to 1868 in Aleppo. When she was thirteen, her father was appointed to another governorship and for six months the family resided in Janina (in the western Ottoman Empire; today Ioannina, Greece).

A useful definition of feminism is given by Kumari Jayawardena in her The White Woman’s Other Burden. ” Edward W. : Penguin Books, 1995; first published by Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. For Europe see Larry Wolff, Inventing Eastern Europe. The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994; for South Eastern Europe/the Balkans see Maria Todorova, Imagining the Balkans, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. See the entry by Raluca Maria Popa about Eugenia de Reuss Ianculescu.

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