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Olympe De Gouges: The French Revolutionary Woman Willing to Die for her Right to Speak

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"Olympe De Gouges: The French Revolutionary Woman Willing to Die for her Right to Speak" is a compelling exploration of a pivotal figure in the early fight for gender equality, racial justice, and voting rights. Published on April 20, 2019, this biography unveils the life of Olympe de Gouges, a woman whose audacity and intellect led her from the humble beginnings in the French countryside to becoming a fearless writer and a voice of dissent during the tumultuous times of the French Revolution. Her journey from poverty to being an influential playwright and political activist in the Paris Salon scene exemplifies an extraordinary tale of resilience and self-determination. Ideal for college students, this book not only delves into the historical and cultural contexts of her era but also encourages critical reflection on how Olympe’s radical ideas and her ultimate sacrifice by the guillotine echo in today’s ongoing struggles for equality and justice. Engage with her story to discover the enduring impact of a woman who dared to challenge the status quo and champion human rights.
Published by Independently published on April 20, 2019
38 pages
ISBN: 9781095407301
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This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityRacial Justice, and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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