Recent Work in Women's History

East and West

By Katz

© 1986 – Routledge

151 pages

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Hardback: 9780866561396
pub: 1986-06-18
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About the Book

This enlightening volume reveals the range and depth of the scholarship in women’s history that has emerged in the past decade. Experts examine women’s past within distinct and variable cultures, including India, China, and the Middle East, as well as the United States, France, and England. Crucial issues are debated, resulting in a remarkable level of consensus among historians in the evaluations of women’s roles and activities. This exciting and important volume clearly demonstrates that women’s history continues to raise new and valuable questions for historians. And historians continue to demonstrate that women’s history is not only relevant, but intrinsic, to understanding fully the process of historical development.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Studies in Power and Powerlessness: Women in Contemporary India
  • Women in China: A Revolution of Their Own?
  • Islam, Patriarchy, and Feminism in the Middle East
  • Women’s History in France Today
  • Women’s History in the United States: Recent Theory and Practice
  • Recent Research on Women in 19th- and 20th-Century England
  • Index of Personal Names
  • Index of Subjects

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies