This is the first comprehensive study of the experiences of women in modern German society. The author examines aspects of change and continuity in the lives of women over the past 200 years and analyses the social differences as well as the common ground shared between women of various classes.
'... a benchmark for future research. It is a well-written, balanced account which should become standard reading for all those interested in German and in women's history.' European History Quarterly '... ambitious and impressive textbook.' Journal of Women's History