The story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a key figure in the 19th-century women's suffrage movement. Her advanced feminist thought resulted in her exclusion from the movement and its history. Gage connected all of women's oppression to patriarchy and attacked the church as its prime sponsor.
Defiant to the end (she hanged herself in prison on July 23, 1926), Kaneko Fumiko wrote this memoir as an indictment of the society that oppressed her, the family that abused and neglected her, and the imperial system that drove her to her death.
Traces the life and career of Daniel Jones, a leading British phonetician of the early-20th century. The book, which includes previously unpublished material, examines his contacts with other linguists and with other figures, notably Robert Bridges and George Bernard Shaw.
The author recounts her life growing up in the Warsaw ghetto and her experiences in the concentration camps of Majdanek, Auschwitz, Ravensbruck and Neustadt-Glewe. It tells of her remarkable survival and of her life after the horrors of the Holocaust.
By addressing the issues that decimated China's monolithic elite in the late 1960s, this text illuminates not only the life and fate of Liu Shaoqi, but also the policy-making process of a revolutionary state facing the diverting exigencies of economic modernization and political development.
Drawing together a wide variety of primary source documents from across the United States, Europe, and Asia, this book illuminates the events and experiences of World War II-the most devastating war in human history.
Introduces the reader to Victor Serge's life and extraordinary novels, locating them amidst debates about revolution, communism, anarchism, literature and representation, and in comparison with his contemporaries. This study demonstrates that the voice of Serge is unified by a notion of dissent - an active dissent far removed from quietism.