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Title Realities and fantasies of German female leadership : from Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel / edited by Elisabeth Krimmer and Patricia Anne Simpson.
Imprint Rochester, New York : Camden House, 2019.

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Series Women and Gender in German Studies.
Women and gender in German studies.
Subject Leadership in women -- Germany -- History.
Political leadership -- Germany -- History.
Women -- Political activity -- Germany -- History.
Alt Name Krimmer, Elisabeth, 1967-
Simpson, Patricia Anne, 1958-
Simpson, Patricia Anne, 1958-
Description 1 online resource (402 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Frontcover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Age of Enlightened Rule?; 1: Women's Political Authority in Maria Antonia Walpurgis von Sachsen's Talestris: Konigin der Amazonen (Thalestris: Queen of the Amazons, 1763); 2: Maxims of Leadership for a Silent Readership: Sophie von La Roche's Pomona fur Teutschlands Tochter and Mein Schreibetisch; 3: Marcus Aurelius, Also for Girls: Discussions on the Best Form of Government in Enlightenment Hamburg
4: Dux Femina Facti: Gender, Sovereignty, and (Women's) Literature in Marie Antonia of Saxony's Thalestris and Charlotte von Stein's Dido5: Crossing the Front Lines: Female Leadership, Politics, and War in Die Familie Seldorf; 6: Power Struggles between Women in Schiller's and Jelinek's Works; Part II. Leadership as Social Activism around 1900; 7: Age and Purpose: Unmarried Women and Female Agency in the Works of E. Marlitt and Hedwig Dohm; 8: "Heroism of the Mother": Women's Rights Pioneer Jeannette Schwerin, Motherlove, and Women's Leadership in German- Speaking Central Europe, 1890-1914
9: Strategic Optimism: Bertha von Suttner's Activism for Peace10: Humanizing Socialism: The Feminist Dimension of Rosa Luxemburg's Intellectual Leadership; Part III. Women and Political Power in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries; 11: Follow-the-Leader: Tracing Male Influence on Leni Riefenstahl's Triumph des Willens; 12: "Leaning In": The Career Woman as Instrument of Neoliberal Critique; 13: Change, Persistence, and Contradiction: The Representation of Female Political Leadership in Gendered Media; 14: Petra Kelly: A Green Leader out of Place?
15: "Mama Merkel" and "Mutti-Multikulti": The Perils of Governing While Female16: Women Leaders in Troubled Times: The Leadership Styles of Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton; Bibliography; Notes on the Contributors; Index
Summary A collection of essays achieving a deeper understanding of the historical roots and theoretical assumptions that inform the realities and fantasies of German female leadership.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 11, 2019).
ISBN 1787445623 (electronic book)
9781787445628 (electronic book)
OCLC # 1120691593
Additional Format Print version: Krimmer, Elisabeth. Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership : From Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel. Melton : Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2019 9781640140653.

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