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The gender of history

men, women, and historical practice

by Bonnie G. Smith

  • 290 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Historians,
  • Women historians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-298) and index.

    StatementBonnie G. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .S567 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL352437M
    ISBN 100674341813
    LC Control Number98011926

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The gender of history by Bonnie G. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gender of History is a useful introduction to this new mode of history It is also ingenious enough to compel attention and, sometimes, admiration, as a sheer exercise of mind and fancy Smith here undertakes to rescue, from the condescension of professional history, the thousands of women "amateurs" who, from the end of the eighteenth century and throughout the nineteenth, plied The gender of history book Cited by: The Gender of History is a useful introduction to this new mode of history It is also ingenious enough to compel attention and, sometimes, admiration, as a sheer exercise of mind and fancy It is also ingenious enough to compel attention and, sometimes, admiration, as.

Gender in History: A Global Perspective, 2nd Edition, continues to redress this inequity by providing a concise overview of the construction of gender in many world cultures over a period stretching from the Paleolithic era to modern by: In this study of the gendering of the practice of history, Smith resurrects amateur history written by women in the 19th century -- a type of history condemned as trivial by 'scientific' male historians.

She demonstrates the degree to which the profession defined itself in opposition to amateurism, femininity, and alternative ways of writing history. Books shelved as gender-history: Gender and the Politics of History by Joan Wallach Scott, Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay.

Gender & History is an international journal for research and writing on the history of femininity, masculinity and gender relations. This Call for Papers is aimed at scholars studying any country or region, and any temporal period, including the classical, medieval, early modern, modern, and contemporary periods.

A Companion to Gender History surveys the history of women around the world, studies their interaction with men in gendered societies, and looks at the role of gender in shaping human behavior over thousands of years. An extensive survey of the history of women around the world, their interaction with men, and the role of gender in shaping human behavior over thousands of years.

It was a book that came out of her experience of studying fir a degree in history at Oxford, and her frustration that women were never mentioned. So Oxford has a very particular place in the tradition of writing gender and women’s history.

When I was a student, I could not have applied to any of the three Oxford colleges where I have since. History and the challenge of gender history∗ Article (PDF Available) in Rethinking History 1(3) December with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

For each book, we gathered the following data: the title, the author’s name, the ISBN, the name of the imprint, an informed guess at the author’s gender, whether the book was a biography.

[2] One academic book which examined both the concepts of sex and gender and the associated terminology in some detail was the sociologist Ann Oakley’s Sex, Gender and Society, first published in and now considered a feminist classic (this year it was reissued in a new edition with a retrospective introduction by the author).

The book. Gender history is a sub-field of history and gender studies, which looks at the past from the perspective of gender. It is in many ways, an outgrowth of women's history. The discipline considers in what ways historical events and periodization impact women differently from men.

A book review of Joan Wallach Scott's "Gender and the Politics of History" which discusses history, politics and women's studies as disciplines. Covering societies from classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men, women, and gender roles when different cultural systems come into contact.

The book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent approach to gender in a world history context. Book Reviews The Gender of History: Men, Women, and Historical Bonnie G. dge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Gender and the Historian. Bonnie Smith’s book, The Gender of History appears in the section on Methodologies and Historiographies, but could fit equally well in the section on Creative Expressions.

In developing their lists and writing their exams, students should feel free to include the same work in moreFile Size: KB. If anything, then, there is more opportunity for revealing women in history now that gender is successfully established as a discipline.

Notes: 1. Ditz, 'The new men's history and the peculiar absence of gendered power: some remedies from early American gender history', Gender & History, (),at p. Transgender, intersex and subverting gender stereotypes: The Art of Being Normal author Lisa Williamson selects her favourite books that feature characters across the gender Author: Lisa Williamson.

Gender in History reminds us, however, that several factors have influenced the extent to which such traditions are enforced. Most commonly, necessity has ensured that many women have possessed more agency in terms of making decisions and managing family, household, domestic economy and property than these customs and law codes would suggest.

Scott has given us an intelligent, sensitive reflection on the nature of events, of thought, of judgment, of history. New Republic At once a ‘how-to’ manual and a broad assessment of the state of women’s history in the s. It will clearly become a classic volume for both feminist theory and women’s history.

Gender and Society. The book trade magazine’s preview of titles in history, politics and war highlights 57 books. Thirteen are by women, with one other having a female co-author.Get this from a library!

Gender and history. [Susan Kingsley Kent] -- "This stimulating volume presents an overview of key gender theories and debates, tracing the development of gender as an analytic category in the writing of history. Covering a broad timespan, Kent.Your next book has a more global perspective of the issue – International Handbook of Gender and Poverty: Concepts, Research, Policy.

Yes, what is really compelling about this book is its sheer breadth – one hundred plus articles bringing together voices from both Northern and Southern analysts, feminists and non-feminists, who are looking at a whole range of different aspects.