A Woman in History: Eileen Power, 1889-1940

A Woman in History: Eileen Power, 1889-1940

by Maxine Berg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521402786

ISBN-13: 9780521402781

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521402781
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2012
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List 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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