Gender and History

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

bySusan Kingsley Kent

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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 makes the origins, concepts and methods of gender history accessible to students, showing how they can use gender in their own historical studies.

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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 makes the origins, concepts and methods of gender history accessible to students, showing how they can use gender in their own historical s...

SUSAN KINGSLEY KENT is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Colorado. She is the author of Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914, Gender and Power in Britain, 1660-1990 and Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292232

ISBN - 13:9780230292239

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: History, Theory, Gender: What Are They? Who Has Them?
PART I: THEORIZING GENDER
Woman: From the Deficient Male to the Incommensurate Female
The Feminist Challenge: 'One is Not Born a Woman'
PART II: GENDER HISTORY
The Road to 'Gender'
Theorizing Gender and Power
PART III: DOING IT
Writing Gender History: War and Feminism, 1914-1930
Conclusion: Where We Go From Here
Glossary
Notes
Further Reading
Index