The studies of women and gender are historiographical fields that have benefited greatly from the cultural turnof the past 20 years. In this essay, Edwards surveys recent scholarship in these burgeoning fields, and illustrates effectively how many previous assumptions, especially pertaining to women's history, have been overturned.
|Publisher:||American Historical Association|
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About the Author
Rebecca Edwards is Eloise Ellery Professor of History at Vassar College. She is the author of Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era (1997) and New Spirits: Americans in the Gilded Age,1865-1905 (2nd ed., 2010), and co-author, with James Henretta and Robert Self, of America's History (7th ed., 2011).
Table of Contents
Gender, Race, and Empire
Women's Economic Roles
Sexuality, Public Space, and Consumer Culture
Citizenship, Politics, and the State