Finding books in the library catalog isn't as straight-forward as we might like. There's no one set of terms that will find all of the books on women in France or on any aspect of women in a particular field. Pull down the bar in the search menu to read "Subject" and use some of the more specific terms to search and you may find more works in your areas.
Some of the subjects that you may want to try in the catalog are
If you're getting too many results, you may add in 19th-century to limit to books specifically on that time period.