Re-presenting the Past: Women and History

Re-presenting the Past: Women and History

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ISBN-13: 9780582382190
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/21/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ann-Marie Gallagher is Senior Lecturer in Combined Honours at the University of Central Lancashire.

Cathy Lubelska was formerly Principal Lecturer in Social History and Women's Studies at the University of Central Lancashire.

Louise Ryan is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Central Lancashire and Research Fellow at the Irish Studies Centre, University of North London.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Introduction.

I. COMPETING REPRESENTATIONS.

1. Splendidly silent: representing Irish Republican women, 1919-23.

2. Telling Stories about the Ladies of Llangollen: the construction of lesbian and feminist histories.

3. 'A little, decent-looking woman': violence against nineteenth-century working women and the social history of crime.

II. THE PROCESS OF REPRESENTATION: VISABILITY AND INVISIBILITY.

4. Feminist historians and challenges to imperial history.

5. The stigmata of 'widowhood' and Indian feminism: expanding the boundaries of international feminism.

6. Representing nation: women, obituaries and national biography.

III. RE-PRESENTING THE PAST: REFRAMING WOMEN'S HISTORY.

7. Writing women in: new approaches to Russian and Soviet history.

8. New histories of the labor movement.

9. Chasing shadows: issues in researching feminist social histories of women's health.

10. Towards a feminist framework for the history of women's leisure, 1920-60.

Index.

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