Women of the Republic

intellect and ideology in revolutionary America
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Women -- United States -- History., United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-

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StatementLinda K. Kerber.
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LC ClassificationsHQ1418 .K47 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 304 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2715666M
ISBN 100393303454
LC Control Number86008716

Women of the Republic is the result of a seven-year search for women's diaries, letters, and legal records. Achieving a remarkable comprehensiveness, it describes women's participation in the war, evaluates changes in their education in the late eighteenth century, describes the novels and histories women read and wrote, and analyzes their Cited by: A summary of Book V in Plato's The Republic.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Republic and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Women of the Republic views the American Revolution through women's eyes. Previous histories have rarely recognized that the battle for independence was also a woman's war. The women of the army toiled in army hospitals, kitchens, and laundries. Civilian women were spies, fund raisers, innkeepers, suppliers of food and clothing/5.

Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America by Linda Kerber The University of North Carolina Press, Frequently if not ubiquitously cited in later studies of women in the Revolutionary era, Women of the Republic holds up in many significant ways to its reputation.

Kerber combs through first-hand records—files, letters, documents—to. Republic V contains two revolutionary proposals for the social organisation of the ideal state, the first that the function of guardianship is to be performed by men and women alike (cb), the second that for the guardians the private household and therefore the institution of marriage is to be abolished (bd), since the guardians do not own property and the care of children is.

LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Republic, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Polemarchus asks Socrates to explain what he meant when he said that wives and children, like the possessions of friends, should be held in common.

Glaucon and Thrasymachus support Polemarchus. Socrates - GLAUCON - ADEIMANTUS Such is the good and true City or State, and the good and man is of the same pattern; and if this is right every other is wrong; and the evil is one which affects not only the ordering of the State, but also the regulation of the individual soul, and is exhibited in four forms.

What are they. he said. I was proceeding to tell the order in which the. Women of the Republic is the result of a seven-year search for women's diaries, letters, and legal records. Achieving a remarkable comprehensiveness, it describes women's participation in the war, evaluates changes in their education in the late eighteenth century, describes the novels and histories women read and wrote, and analyzes their.

Analysis: Book V, aa. Plato advocates the equal education of women in Book V, but it would be inaccurate to think that Plato believed in the modern notion of equality between the sexes.

He states in this section that women are inferior to men in all ways, including intellect. 27 InNathalie H. Bluestone published a book entitled Women and the ideal society.

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Plato’s Republic and modern myths of gender, while inNancy Tuana published a collective work entitled Feminist interpretations of : Luc Brisson. Plato: The Role of Women in the Ideal State. Republic Book V (excerpt) Socrates: The part of the men has been played out, and now properly enough comes the turn of the women.

Of them I will proceed to speak, and the more readily since I am invited by you. For men born and educated like our citizens, the only way, in my opinion, of arriving at.

Published in and still studied today, Kerber’s Women of the Republic remains an interesting look into the lives of late-eighteenth, early-nineteenth century women and the manner in which women redefined themselves during and after the American Revolution.

In addition, Women of the Republic serves as an excellent guide for future historians on how to Author: History Girl. Essays for The Republic. The Republic literature essays are academic essays for citation.

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These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Republic. The Abolishment of Gender Roles in On Liberty and The Republic: Mill's Ethic of Choice Transcends Plato's Doctrine of Justice; Plato and Gender Equality.

This book is the first comprehensive survey of women in the Weimar Republic, exploring the diversity and multiplicity of women's experiences in the economy, politics and society/5. [a] Socrates “To such a city, then, or constitution I apply the terms good 1 and right—and to the corresponding kind of man; but the others I describe as bad and mistaken, if this one is right, in respect both to the administration of states and to the formation 2 of the character of the individual soul, they falling under four forms of badness.” “What are these,” he said.

What is to be the status of women and children in the class of Guardians. Socrates' answer is that, although we agree that women are in the main physically weaker than men, we agreed earlier, in establishing the three classes, that every citizen should be relegated to.

Founded inthe National Federation of Republican Women has thousands of active members in local clubs across the nation, making it one of the largest women’s political organizations in the country. The grassroots organization works to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican Party, elect Republican candidates, inform the public through.

Linda Kerber describes the rise of an intellectual ideal of the "Republican Mother" during and after the Revolutionary War.

"Republican Motherhood" was an image that women themselves crafted to merge the female domestic sphere with political participation through the idea that women needed to provide moral guidance for their husbands and raising virtuous sons to be American.

Rosemarie Zagarri’s Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic examines women’s role in politics during the first fifty years of the American Republic.

Zagarri draws upon the fields of women’s history and Cited by:   Republic Book 5 covers Plato's views on women, children, and family life in the Ideal City, and introduces the character of the Philosopher-King Summary of Plato's Republic, Book 5 Republic.

The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, translit. Politeia; Latin: Res Publica) is a Socratic dialogue, authored by Plato around BC, concerning justice (δικαιοσύνη), the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man.

It is Plato's best-known work, and has proven to be one of the world's most influential works of philosophy and political theory, both intellectually Author: Plato. History Aug Women of the Republic.

First published inWomen of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America is now considered both a foundational text in the field of women's history and a defining work for the history of early this groundbreaking study of women's letters, diaries, and legal records, Linda Kerber revealed new insights in how.

Women in the Republic. With this in mind, Socrates begins to speak about children and women. He suggests that women might be part of the guardian class and goes even further to say that if this is the case, they would need to get the same education and training the men get.

Summary and Analysis Book V: Section II Summary. Socrates now turns his attention to the question as to whether such a class as the Guardians would answer is yes; we agree that the Guardians must defend the state, and we agree that the men and women and children of this class are to attain equality through nurture and education.

Socrates ponders if men and women are different, in what ways women might differ from each other, what role women should play in society, and how family life and child-rearing among the "guardian.

You may follow this argument in the text of Book V of The Republic (only the section of Book V that deals with women is given here. For the whole text, see the resources on the left). That women should be educated equally with men is a shocking conclusion, relative to the conditions of ancient Athenian culture.

Women of the Republic views the American Revolution through women's eyes. Previous histories have rarely recognized that the battle for independence was also a woman's war.

The "women of the army" toiled in army hospitals, kitchens, and laundries. Civilian women were spies, fund raisers, innkeepers, suppliers of food and clothing.

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In the third book of the Republic a nearer approach is made to a theory of art than anywhere else in Plato. His views may be summed up as follows:—True art is not fanciful and imitative, but simple and ideal,—the expression of the highest moral energy, whether in action or repose.

But if women are to have the same employments as men. The Republic Quotes. Quote 1: "Age isn't easy for a good man if he's poor, nor will a bad man ever be cheerful with himself even if he's rich." Book 1, pg.

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In Plato’s book, “The Republic”, there are many examples of rhetoric. In regards to the controversial topic of women and eugenics in which Plato is almost forced into mentioning because of Adeimantus and Glaucon, he uses various rhetorical statements to portray his view on the matter.

This book is renowned as one of the earliest works to address the role of women in the American Revolution. It is seen as an introductory text to the "herstories" published by American women's historians and social historians during the s and s.