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On the French origin of the words feminism and feminist

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This is a slightly amended English-language version, by the author, of “Sur l’origine des mots ‘féminisme’ et ‘féministe,’” originally published in theRevue d’histoire moderne et contemporaine 34, no. 3 (July–September 1987).

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Offen, K. On the French origin of the words feminism and feminist. Feminist Issues 8, 45–51 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02685596

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