By Teresa A. Meade
A significant other to Gender heritage surveys the heritage of girls around the globe, reviews their interplay with males in gendered societies, and appears on the position of gender in shaping human habit over hundreds of thousands of years.
- An large survey of the historical past of ladies world wide, their interplay with males, and the function of gender in shaping human habit over millions of years.
- Discusses relations background, the heritage of the physique and sexuality, and cultural background along women’s historical past and gender historical past.
- Considers the significance of sophistication, quarter, ethnicity, race and faith to the formation of gendered societies.
- Contains either thematic essays and chronological-geographic essays.
- Gives due weight to pre-history and the pre-modern period in addition to to the fashionable period.
- Written by way of students from around the English-speaking international and students for whom English isn't their first language.
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A Companion to Gender History by Teresa A. Meade