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Gender in Scottish History Since 1700

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Description for Gender in Scottish History Since 1700 Paperback. Gender in Scottish History offers a new perspective on Scotland's past since around 1700, viewing some of the main themes with a gendered perspective. Editor(s): Abrams, Lynn; Gordon, Eleanor; Simonton, Deborah; Yeo, Eileen. Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3J; HBJD1; HBLL; HBLW; JFSJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 444.
Scottish history is undergoing a renaissance. Everyone agrees that an understanding of our nation's history is integral to our experience of its present and the shaping of the future. But the story of Scotland's past is being told with little reference to gendered identities. Not only are women largely missing from these grand narratives, but men's experience has tended to be sublimated in intellectual, political and economic agendas. Neither femininities nor masculinities have been given much of a place in Scotland's past or in the process of nation-making. Gender in Scottish History offers a new perspective on Scotland's past since ... Read more

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Lynn Abrams is Professor of Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Her current research focuses on the social practices of masculinity in Scotland and on theories of oral history. She is convenor of Women's History Scotland. Eleanor Gordon is Professor of Architecture at the Edinburgh College of Art. She is author of numerous books, the most recent ... Read more

Reviews for Gender in Scottish History Since 1700
As this rich collection reveals, there is a great deal of scope for further research in the history of Scottish women, while the ongoing challenge is to integrate them into mainstream studies.
Jane McDermid Scottish Affairs Gender in Scottish History offers both a welcome summation of recent scholarship and an exciting outline for future research... Applying the lens of ... Read more

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