International Women's Day

From the 1860s until the First World War is a time period historians refer to as The Fin De Siecle, which is French for, The End of the Century. Sure, it sounds like a glossed up academic term to describe, a normal change from one century to the next. But, this period was extra special, and I think deserves to be referred to in somewhat glossy terms. In Europe at this time the world changed dramatically. The Second Industrial Revolution was in full swing and this can be seen as the context for revolutions in economic, social, and gender relationships.


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