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Wollstonecraft. Philosophy Passion and Politics
FREEDOM / Mary Wollstonecraft wanted a whole new society. Her demands for women's rights were only a consistent part of this. She put her trust in the French Revolution, and went on a red-hot attack on Edmund Burke, a former comrade-in-arms.

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Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797) is very popular with young feminists. Historically, she has long been identified as an early champion of women's rights, and today she is a heroine and galleon figure in a wave that will emphasize women's contribution to history.

Author Sylvana Tomaselli teaches history at Cambridge. She believes the traditional interpretation of Mary Wollstonecraft is reducing. . .

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Kjetil Korslund
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