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In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Máire Fedelma Cross


Through the use of the tropes of intersectionality and transnationalism, this first-ever study of Jules Puech (1879–1957), is a double biography as it makes an intergenerational journey through his life’s work on Flora Tristan (1803–1844), feminist and socialist. Materials from the mid-nineteenth century press found from digitised searches extends knowledge of the advance of Flora Tristan’s political reputation. Its transmission beyond her notoriety as a radical during her lifetime was conveyed by both political activists and scholars. A key feature of the success of Puech is that he considere ... More

Keywords: Flora Tristan, Jules Puech, Activism, Feminism, Socialism, Pacifism, Intersectionality, Transnationalism, Intergenerationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781789622454
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Máire Fedelma Cross, author
Newcastle University (emeritus)