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Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Julie A Gallagher and Barbara Winslow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians is a collection of eighteen essays written by “nontraditional” women historians, all of whom have won the prestigious Catherine ... More


A Place Where Women Can Feel Valued, or Why Academic Professional Associations Matter, Especially for Women

Melissa Walker

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Association for Women Historians provided a place where female historians felt validated and emboldened. By providing this space over the past five decades, the SAWH has done two ... More


Afterword

Nupur Chaudhuri

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/9780252042003.003.0019
Subject:
History, Social History

The epilogue reviews the eighteen essays in the context of the meaning of the Catherine Prelinger Award to nontraditional women historians.


Introduction

Catherine Clinton

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women’s Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The movers and shakers of women’s history during second-wave feminism and particularly the women who in 1970 founded the Southern Association of Women Historians (named changed to Southern ... More


Present at the Birth of a New History: A Southern Midwives’ Tale

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Association for Women Historians, has had two missions since its founding in 1970: to support women historians and to promote women’s history. From the beginning, it was an inclusive and ... More


Women among the Professors of History: The Story of a Process of Transformation

Gerda Lerner

in Living with History / Making Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Shortly after earning her Ph.D. in 1966, the author became active in the Organization of American Historians and later took a leadership role in the formation of the caucus of women historians at the ... More


Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister ... More


The Politics of Memory and Place: Reflections of an African American Female Scholar

Sharon Harley

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the reasons that pushed Sharon Harley to write personal reflections of her life. According to Harley, writing a personal reflection of her life as an academic offers an ... More


Bodies of History

Elsa Barkley Brown

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.18
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins with Elsa Barkley Brown's vivid memory of the first Southern Conference on Women's History, sponsored by the Southern Association of Women Historians (SAWH). Brown had been on the ... More


My History in History

Deborah Gray White

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses a turning point in Deborah Gray White's life, which was also the point where she decided to become a historian. In the Southern Historical Association meeting of 2003, a ... More


Constituting the Crime: White Innocence as an Apparatus of Oppression

David Ikard

in Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226492469
eISBN:
9780226492773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492773.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

With an eye toward understanding the current utility and tenacity of the myth of white innocence, this chapter will examine several mediums, including news media, politics, and entertainment, that ... More


Introduction: Education and Popular Social History in Britain

Laura Carter

in Histories of Everyday Life: The Making of Popular Social History in Britain, 1918–1979

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198868330
eISBN:
9780191904783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868330.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The introduction proposes the key argument that the twentieth century was Britain’s educational century. It discusses how the democratization of historical knowledge in Britain between 1918 and 1979 ... More


Histories of Everyday Life: The Making of Popular Social History in Britain, 1918-1979

Laura Carter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198868330
eISBN:
9780191904783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868330.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Histories of Everyday Life is a study of the production and consumption of popular social history in mid-twentieth-century Britain. It traces how non-academic historians, many of them women, ... More


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