Gender in world history by Peter N. Stearns

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Subjects:

  • Sex role -- History,
  • Man-woman relationships -- History,
  • Sex differences -- History

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StatementPeter N. Stearns.
SeriesThemes in world history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1075 .S73 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3410252M
ISBN 100415395887, 0415395895
LC Control Number2005026249

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: 1 The traditional base: Civilizations and patriarchy --pt.I From classical civilizations through the postclassical period: 2 Early contacts: Influences from cultural diversity Buddhism and Chinese women Islamic standards outside the heartland.

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3 Manning, Navigating World History, pp. Journal of World History, Vol. 18, No. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her recent books include Gender in History (Blackwell, ), Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (), Discovering the Global Past: A Look at the Evidence (), and Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World ().

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This book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent approach to gender in a world history context/5(25). This book tells the story of humankind as producers and reproducers from the Paleolithic to the present.

Renowned social and cultural historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and kin groups, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, labor, religion, consumption.

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This second edition has been completely updated, and now includes. Book Reviews © Gender in World History by Peter N. Stearns, Routledge, This compact text attempts to amalgamate women's history and world history.

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“American Historical Review forum: Revisiting ‘Gender: A useful category of historical analysis’, with articles by Joanne Meyerowitz, Heidi Tinsman, Maria Bucur, Dyan Elliott, Gail Hershatter and Wang Zheng, and a response by Joan Scott,” American Historical Review (), 1, –Author: Merry E.

Wiesner-Hanks. Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times.

Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and. Provides a completely updated survey of the major issues in gender history from geographical, chronological, and topical perspectives This new editionexamines the history of womenover thousands of years, studies their interaction with men inagenderedworld, and looks at the role of gender in shaping human udes thematic essays thatoffera broad foundation for key issues such as.

World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India's Classical Age, the.

Synopsis Provides a completely updated survey of the major issues in gender history from geographical, chronological, and topical perspectives This new edition examines the history of women over thousands of years, studies their interaction with men in a gendered world, and looks at the role of gender in shaping human behavior.

Gender history is a sub-field of history and gender studies, which looks at the past from the perspective of is in many ways, an outgrowth of women's discipline considers in what ways historical events and periodization impact women differently from men.

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This term can be used as a synonym for gendered fiction. Women and Gender in World History - HIST /WMST Resource Guide: Find E-Books Examines the history of women and gender around the world. Introduction Role of gender in American political history was represented by each in a different way.

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The previous generations were instilled with preset values and customs typical of the early culture of a young nation. Beginning in the s, a push for a reversal of these traditional roles originated.

The biggest motivator in the gender role reversal movement was equality for women in both the home and business world. Thus various aspects of living world are gendered. They differ for different genders, the experiences of them differ in ways that depending upon the gender.

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Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia. Parker, Joe, “ Dreaming Gender: Kyōgoku School Japanese Women Poets (Re)Writing the Feminine Subject,” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 27 (): – Pomeroy, Sarah, Pythagorean Women: Their History and Writings, Baltimore, md: Johns Hopkins University Press, Facebook introduced dozens of options for users to identify their gender today - and although the social media giant said it would not be releasing a comprehensive list, ABC News has found at.

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But in the middle of these three issues is a ‘sweet spot’: the representation of gender in children’s books and how this might affect the types of.Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Gender in History: Global Perspectives. Wiley-Blackwell, Pp. iix+ $ (paper). Merry Wiesner-Hanks' second edition of Gender in History: Global Perspectives does not disappoint the reader expecting an overview of women's history.

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