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By Susan Kingsley Kent

what's gender and who has it? historical past, conception and gender are inextricably associated, yet how precisely do they healthy jointly? How do
historians use theories approximately gender to jot down history?

In this jargon-free advent, Susan Kingsley Kent provides a student-friendly advisor to the origins, conceptual framework, subjectmatter and strategies of gender heritage. Assuming no earlier wisdom, Gender and History:

■ units out transparent definitions of idea, background and gender
■ explains that gender isn't completely acceptable to ladies, yet to males as well
■ tackles the hotly debated subject of energy and gender relations
■ explores gender historical past from quite a few angles, together with anthropology, psychology and philosophy
■ spans a vast chronological interval, from the days of Aristotle to the current day
■ incorporates a important word list that explains keyword phrases and ideas at a glance.

Lively and approachable, this is often a vital textual content for a person who needs to benefit tips to use theories of gender of their historical

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