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Author Meade, Teresa A
Title A Companion to Gender History
Imprint Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2004
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (690 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History Ser
Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History Ser
Note A COMPANION TO GENDER HISTORY -- Contents -- List of Plates -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I Thematic essays on Gender Issues in World History -- 1 Sexuality -- 2 Gender and Labor in World History -- 3 Structures and Meanings in a Gendered Family History -- 4 Religion and Gender: Embedded Patterns, Interwoven Frameworks -- 5 Gender Rules: Law and Politics -- 6 Race, Gender, and Other Differences in Feminist Theory -- 7 Gender and Education Before and After Mass Schooling -- 8 How Images Got Their Gender: Masculinity and Femininity in the Visual Arts -- 9 Revolution, Nationalism, and Anti-Imperialism -- 10 Feminist Movements: Gender and Sexual Equality -- Part II Chronological and Geographical Essays -- Prehistory -- 11 Gender in the Formation of the Earliest Human Societies -- Classical and Post-Classical Societies (2000 bce-1400 ce) -- 12 Women in the Middle East, 8000 bce to 1700 ce -- 13 Gendered Themes in Early African History -- 14 Confucian Complexities: China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam -- 15 Early Western Civilization Under the Sign of Gender: Europe and the Mediterranean -- 16 Gender in the Ancient Americas: From Earliest Villages to European Colonization -- Gender and the Development of Modern Society (1400-1750) -- 17 Gender History, Southeast Asia, and the "World Regions" Framework -- 18 Did Gender Have a Renaissance? Exclusions and Traditions in Early Modern Western Europe -- 19 Self, Society, and Gender in Early Modern Russia and Eastern Europe -- 20 A New World Engendered: The Making of the Iberian Transatlantic Empires -- Gender and the Modern World (1750-1920) -- 21 Rescued from Obscurity: Contributions and Challenges in Writing the History of Gender in the Middle East and North Africa -- 22 Gender, Women, and Power in Africa, 1750-1914 -- 23 Clash of Cultures: Gender and Colonialism in South and Southeast Asia
24 From Private to Public Patriarchy: Women, Labor and the State in East Asia, 1600-1919 -- 25 Gender in the Formation of European Power, 1750-1914 -- 26 Latin America and the Caribbean -- 27 North America from North of the 49th Parallel -- Gender in the Contemporary World (1920-2003) -- 28 Frameworks of Gender: Feminism and Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Asia -- 29 Women and Gender Roles in Africa Since 1918: Gender as a Determinant of Status -- 30 Continuities Amid Change: Gender Ideas and Arrangements in Twentieth-Century Russia and Eastern Europe -- 31 Engendering Reform and Revolution in Twentieth-Century Latin America and the Caribbean -- 32 Equality and Difference in the Twentieth-Century West: North America, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand -- Bibliography -- Index
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, ethnicity, race and religion to the formation of gendered societies. Contains both thematic essays and chronological-geographic essays. Gives due weight to pre-history and the pre-modern era as well as to the modern era. Written by scholars from across the English-speaking world and scholars for whom English is not their first language
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Meade, Teresa A. A Companion to Gender History Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2004 9780631223931
Subject Sex role -- History.;Gender identity -- History.;Sex role -- Cross-cultural studies.;Gender identity -- Cross-cultural studies.;Feminist theory
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Alt Author Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E
Meade, Teresa A
Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E
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