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European Women's History - More

The history of women in Europe: general links, countries not included separately.
  1. Anne Frank
  2. Hanna Suchocka
  3. Venus of Willendorf
  4. Witches and Witchcraft i...

Magdalena Abakanowicz
A profile of the sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz, from your Women's History Guide.

Elena Ceausescu
A summary of the biography of Elena Ceausescu, an influence on her husband, the dictator of Romania until their execution in 1989.

Oriana Fallaci
Italian writer Fallaci was known for her interviews with Henry Kissinger -- she got him to say that he fancied himself a cowboy and to call the Vietnam War "useless" -- and with other world leaders including the Ayatollah Khomeini, Indira Gandhi, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Willy Brandt,the Shah of Iran, Golda Meir, Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, Deng Xiaoping, General Giap, and Yasser Arafat.

Mary of Burgundy
A biographical sketch of Mary of Burgundy, whose marriage brought the Netherlands to the Habsburg dynasty and whose son brought Spain into the Habsburg sphere.

Women in Poland
From the Encyclopedia of Women's History, a 1992 analysis of the status of women in Poland.

Kassia
Eastern Orthodox writer of the ninth century. Background, bibliography, translations.

Women and Gender in the Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Find print resources essential for understanding women and gender issues during the time period. The list is unfortunately not annotated, but it's very complete.

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