The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution.
FIRESTONE Shulamith (1971.)
£100.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. 8vo. , 274, [4, with a table depicting the dialectics of sex, class, and culture] pp. Original light grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge in pink, dust jacket (partial offsetting to endpapers, some spotting to edges of text block; unclipped jacket worn at extremities, closed tear to head of rear joint with unobtrusive tape repair to verso, two 5mm holes on the rear turn-in hinge, notwithstanding a good copy. London, Jonathan Cape.
A classic of feminist thought, Shulamith Firestone’s call for feminist revolution, presenting feminism as a key radical ideology. For Firestone, the 'elimination' of 'the sex distinction itself' is the key to equality and the goal of the feminist revolution. 'The Dialectic of Sex is a significant intellectual achievement, essential for anyone wishing to understand what is potentially the most powerful revolutionary force in history' (From the dust jacket blurb).
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