A companion to gender history [electronic resource] / edited by Teresa A. Meade and Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks.

Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2004.
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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. Discusses family history, the history of the body and sexuality, and cultural history alongside women's history and gender history. Considers the importance of class, region, ethn
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  • Introduction: Teresa A. Meade and Merry Wiesner-Hanks
  • Thematic essays on gender issues in world history: Sexuality / Robert Nye; Labor / Laura Frader; Family and kinship / Merry Wiesner-Hanks; Religion / Ursula King; Law and politics / Susan Kinsley Kent; Race, gender, and other differences in feminist theory / Deirdre Keenan; Gender and education / Pavla Miller; How images got their gender: masculinity and femininity in the visual arts / Mary D. Sheriff; Revolution, nationalism, anti-imperialism / Temma Kaplan; Feminist movements / Barbara Winslow
  • Chronological and geographical essays. Prehistory. Gender and the formation of the first human societies / Marcia-Anne Dobres; Classical and post-classical societies (2000 bce-1400 ce); Middle East and South Asia / Guity Nashat; Gendered themes in early African history / David Schoenbrun; Early Western civilization under the sign of gender: Europe, and the Mediterranean / Paul Halsall; The Americas / Rosemary A. Joyce; Gender and the development of modern society (1400-1750); Gender history, Southeast Asia, and the "World Region Framework" / Barbara Watson Andaya; Gender in early modern Western Europe / Julie Hardwick; Gender in early modern Eastern Europe and Russia / Nancy Shields Kollmann; A new world engendered, the making of the Iberian transatlantic empires / Verena Stolcke; Gender and the modern world (1750-1920); The Middle East and North Africa / Judith Tucker; Sub-Saharan Africa / Marcia Wright; South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand / Nupur Chaudhuri; Gender in East Asia (1600-1919) / Anne Walthall; Europe / Deborah Valenze; Latin America and the Caribbean / Sonya Lipsett-Rivera; North America / Linda Kealey; Gender in the contemporary world (1920-2003); Asia / Barbara Molony; Africa / Sean Redding; Russia and Eastern Europe / Barbara Evans Clements; Latin America and the Caribbean / Susan Besse; North America, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand / Charles Sowerwine with Patricia Grimshaw.
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