A Woman in History: Eileen Power, 1889-1940by Maxine Berg
Pub. Date: 04/28/2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Using letters, diaries and reminiscences, this text recreates the life of the major charismatic British historian. It describes, for the first time, the remarkable intellectual and scholarly achievements that ranked her alongside Tawney, Trevelyan and Toynbee.
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Table of ContentsList of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Family and friends; 3. Becoming a historian - Paris, London and Cambridge 1910–20; 4. Travelling east; 5. Women, peace and medieval people; 6. The LSE, economic history and the social sciences 1921–40; 7. Love, marriage and careers; 8. Eileen Power's medieval history; 9. World history and the end of the world; 10. Clio, a muse; Bibliography.
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