Gender and History (Theory and History #15) (Hardcover)

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Gender and History (Theory and History #15) (Hardcover)

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What is gender and who has it? History, theory and gender are inextricably linked, but how exactly do they fit together? How do
historians use theories about gender to write history?

In this jargon-free introduction, Susan Kingsley Kent presents a student-friendly guide to the origins, conceptual framework, subjectmatter and methods of gender history. Assuming no prior knowledge, Gender and History:

- Sets out clear definitions of theory, history and gender
- Explains that gender is not solely applicable to women, but to men as well
- Tackles the hotly debated topic of power and gender relations
- Explores gender history from a variety of angles, including anthropology, psychology and philosophy
- Spans a broad chronological period, from the times of Aristotle to the present day
- Includes a helpful glossary that explains key terms and concepts at a glance

Lively and approachable, this is an essential text for anyone who wishes to learn how to use theories of gender in their historical studies.
Susan Kingsley Kent is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Colorado, USA. She is the author of Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914, Gender and Power in Britain, 1660-1990 and Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931.Susan Kingsley Kent is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Colorado, USA. She is the author of Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914, Gender and Power in Britain, 1660-1990 and Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230292239
ISBN-10: 0230292232
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Theory and History