Mizzou WGST 3570 - The Making of the Public Mother (6 pages)

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Wgst 3570 - European Women in the 19th Century
European Women in the 19th Century Documents

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The Making of the Public Mother 10 28 2014 Nations and nationalism Making nations Revolutionary period vs post 1850 Referring to women in terms of domesticity keeping them out of politics Taking the private sphere and putting it into the public sphere making it a public space 1860 Gutsepi Matzini explained to people why they were Italian and what it meant to be Italian Nation makes you human Outside nation you are not human As memebers of nation you have the possibility of wealth You have an angel which is woman Angel woman is not for private enjoyment 1st maternal kiss teaches child love First civil association First entrance into the state Victory of liberal state Nations and Nationalism 10 28 2014 Nation state you have the same language and religion Power is located in the people Best form of government Need to justify excluding certain group of people Women are being included as producers Women and children are seen as important members of the nation state Using nationalism connecting people to the nation in a gender and class way Making Citizens What is a citizen What are the qualifications of a citizen During this time period you start to see the representation of the nation as women o Motivation for men to protect it Women are not connected to the nation state by military paying taxes Transform nation into a family Using it as an allegory for the nation Taught how to serve nation in schools through school books Young boys served in the military learning how to get their life for Maryanne In other schools they would learn to pay taxes In women schools not learn of history but learn about Maryanne and learn of sons raised by women Learn to raise great sons Men are told when they are 18 they are to protect their country Compulsory Education 10 28 2014 Britain was last to have compulsory education because of deep liberal state France was the first in 1833 and it was only for boys Wanted to first educate boys 1877 78 women education was not left up to parents but



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