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The Gender of History

Men, Women, and Historical Practice

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674002043

Publication Date: 03/01/2000


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Introduction: Gender and the Mirror of History
  • 1. The Narcotic Road to the Past
  • 2. The Birth of the Amateur
  • 3. What Is a Historian?
  • 4. The Practices of Scientific History
  • 5. Men and Facts
  • 6. High Amateurism and the Panoramic Past
  • 7. Women Professionals: A Third Sex?
  • 8. Modernism, Relativism, and Everyday Life
  • Notes
  • Index

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