The Feminist History Reader
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Feminist History Reader by Keith Jenkins
Book DescriptionThe Feminist History Reader gathers together key articles, from some of the very best writers in the field, that have shaped the dynamic historiography of the past thirty years, and introduces students to the major shifts and turning points in this dialogue. The Reader is divided into four sections: * early feminist historians' writings following the move from reclaiming women's past through to the development of gender history * the interaction of feminist history with 'the linguistic turn' and the challenges made by post-structuralism and the responses it provoked * the work of lesbian historians and queer theorists in their challenge of the heterosexism of feminist history writing * the work of black feminists and postcolonial critics/Third World scholars and how they have laid bare the ethnocentric and imperialist tendencies of feminist theory. Each reading has a comprehensive and clearly structured introduction with a guide to further reading, this wide-ranging guide to developments in feminist history is essential reading for all students of history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415318105
(246mm x 174mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith Jenkins
At the Limits of History, Paperback (June 2009)
Addresses the difficult and complex question of defining the limits of history. This title draws together the key pieces of the author's work, encompassing the ever controversial issue of postmodernism and history, questions on the end of history and radical history into the future.
Manifestos for History, Paperback (February 2005)
Presenting a collection of essays, this title offers a discussion of the nature and future of history in the twenty-first century. The essays include subjects such as: gender, feminism and history; post-literate age; and history in the digital age.
Nature of History Reader, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Keith Jenkins
The question of what the nature of history is, is a key issue for all students of history. It is recognized by many that the past and history are different phenomena and that the way the past is actively historicized can be highly problematic and contested.
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Author Biography - Keith Jenkins
Sue Morgan is Principal Lecturer in History and Head of the School of Cultural Studies at the University of Chichester. She is the author of A Passion for Purity: Ellice Hopkins and the politics of gender in the late-Victorian church (1999), co-editor of Masculinity and Spirituality in Victorian Culture (2000) and editor of Women, Religion and Feminism in Britain, 1750--1900 (2002).
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