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Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More


Introduction

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief survey of the potential contribution the history of masculinity can make to gender history, referring to ways in which it has grown out of but also ... More


Women’s Past and the Currents of U.S. History

Kathy Peiss

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the birth of professional women's and gender history in the United States amid the broader social, political, and intellectual currents of the 1960s. In particular, it examines ... More


World History Meets History of Masculinity in Latin American Studies1

Ulrike Strasser and Heidi Tinsman

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines world history and historical studies of masculinity through the prism of Latin American Studies. It begins by discussing the materialist and culturalist approaches that drive a ... More


Putting the Political in Economy: African Women’s and Gender History, 1992–2010

Claire Robertson

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines multidisciplinary work on African women's and gender history between 1992 and 2010, calling this scholarship histoire engagée. After a brief overview of the development of ... More


From the Désert to the New Jerusalem

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the formation, spread, social composition and inner workings of the French Prophets as a movement. Based on extensive prosopographical research, it argues that the Camisards did ... More


Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Mary P. Ryan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In a sweeping synthesis of American history, the author of this book demonstrates how the meaning of male and female has evolved, changed, and varied over a span of 500 years, and across major social ... More


Doing Grassroots Public History

Grey Osterud

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

Grey Osterud completed Putting the Barn before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York, which was supported by the Prelinger Award, twenty years after her first study ... More


Remaking Nest:: eighteenth- and nineteenth-century views

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the historiography of Nest and women in medieval Wales, broadly understood, from the early eighteenth century to the emergence of formal academic historiography. It assesses ... More


Women’s and Gender History

Julie Des Jardins

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at women’s history and its successor, gender history, which emerged as strong new approaches beginning in the 1970s—precisely when the wider feminist movement began to have its ... More


New Directions in Russian and Soviet Women’s History

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores changes in the history of Russia's women and of gender relations following the collapse of the Soviet Union. It begins by discussing how Cold War politics shaped the field of ... More


Women’s and Gender History in Modern India: Researching the Past, Reflecting on the Present

Mytheli Sreenivas

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the gendered nature of modernity in the case of India by tracing the trajectory of Indian women's historiography in the late twentieth century. More specifically, it explores ... More


Introduction

Janet M. Theiss

in Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240339
eISBN:
9780520930667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240339.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book engages the most familiar and most thoroughly researched topic within Chinese gender and women's history: the cult of female chastity in the Qing dynasty (1644–1911). The institutionalized ... More


Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Pamela S. Nadell and Kate Haulman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book showcases the transformations that the intellectual and political production of women's history has engendered across time and space. It considers the difference women's and gender history ... More


Writing Women’s History across Time and Space: Introduction

Pamela S. Nadell and Kate Haulman

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the intellectual and political production of women's history across time and space. Drawing on insights from scholars, it considers women's and gender history within national, ... More


Introduction

Jessica Meyer

in An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198824169
eISBN:
9780191862762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824169.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the subject of the book, outlining the reasons why it is a significant subject for historical analysis. It summarizes the historiographic context of the study in relation to ... More


Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Kirsten Leng

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Sexual Politics and Feminist Science examines German-speaking women’s heretofore-neglected contributions to the rethinking of sex, gender, and sexuality taking place within sexology between 1900 and ... More


Gender and the Politics of Exceptionalism in the Writing of British Women’s History

Arianne Chernock

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the political nature of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century historical production on British women by focusing on a genre of women's history called “women worthies.” After ... More


Becoming Historians

James M. Banner Jr. and John R. Gillis (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036564
eISBN:
9780226036595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

In this collection, the memoirs of eleven historians provide a portrait of a formative generation of scholars. Born around the time of World War II, these historians came of age just before the ... More


‘Voglio una donna!’: On Rewriting the History of International Criminal Justice with the Help of Women Who Perpetrated International Crimes

Immi Tallgren

in The New Histories of International Criminal Law: Retrials

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198829638
eISBN:
9780191868153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829638.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In histories of international criminal law, perpetrators of crimes are represented almost exclusively as men. Historiography, criminology, gender studies, and legal studies offer differing views on ... More


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