The editors of French Historical Studies seek articles for a special issue in memory of Rachel Ginnis Fuchs, a former editor of this journal, to appear in 2019. We welcome submissions reflecting Professor Fuchs's long commitment to feminist history; to the study of the welfare state, family law, reproduction, and reproductive rights; and to the experience of women and children.

Professor Fuchs's books—beginning with Abandoned Children in Nineteenth-Century France (1984) and continuing with Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Survival in the Nineteenth Century (1984), Gender and the Politics of Social Reform in France, 1870–1914 (edited with Elinor Accampo and Mary Lynn Stewart, 1995), Women in Nineteenth-Century Europe (with Victoria Thompson, 2004), and Gender and Poverty in Nineteenth-Century Europe (2005)—set an agenda for social and cultural historians, inviting them to place the experiences of poor women and their children at...

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