Gender in History: Global Perspectives

Gender in History: Global Perspectives Author Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
ISBN-10 1405189959
ISBN-13 9781405189958
Year 2010-07-06
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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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 from the Igbo of Nigeria to the Iroquois of north eastern North America Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates slavery colonialism masculinity and transgender issues Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods an important trend in the study of world history Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language Supplementary material for instructors and students available at www wiley com go wiesnerhanks

Gender in History

Gender in History Author Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
ISBN-10 1444351729
Release 2011-06-24
Pages 248