Incidental Anthropology: On “having it all” in France at the Dawn of the 20th Century

Today in Slate, there is a wonderful (and brief) article on the presentation of French women in popular magazines around the turn of the 20th century. At this time, magazine editors were moving from the established image  of the bicycle riding “New Woman” to formulating the contemporary femme moderne.  A nice snapshot of a category under construction.

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