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Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E.

Gender in History: Global Perspectives

Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E. - Gender in History: Global Perspectives, ebook

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Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: A Global Perspective, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times.


  • Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesapotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and from the Igbo of Nigeria, to the Iroquois of north eastern North America.

  •   Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates, slavery, colonialism, masculinity, and transgender issues

  • Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world history

  • Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language

Keywords: feminist theory, masculinity, women’, s history, world history

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
256 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444351729
Printed ISBN
9781405189958

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