"A rare achievement. . . . [Elshtain] describes a political community and a kind of citizenship that are accessible and engaging for people of both sexes, of many ethnicities and religions, with private as well as public commitments. . . ."--Michael Walzer "A landmark book. . . . Elshtain's work is characterized by . . . a desire to personalize scholarship so that we can understand the impact of the theorists' ideas on our everyday lives."--Arlene W. Saxonhouse "Jean Elshtain's book is an indispensable one for whoever wants to open out the whole set of issues about our multiple concepts of the public, and their relation to gender over the ages. . . ."--Charles TaylorElshtain, Jean Bethke is the author of 'Public Man, Private Woman Women in Social and Political Thought', published 1993 under ISBN 9780691024769 and ISBN 0691024766.