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Mary Spongberg - Writing Women's History Since the Renaissance - 9780333726679 - V9780333726679
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Writing Women's History Since the Renaissance

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Description for Writing Women's History Since the Renaissance Hardcover. This volume is a comprehensive history of women's historical writing since the 16th century. It traces recurrent themes and the development of feminist ideas as they emerge through women's historical writing. Num Pages: 320 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 3J; HBAH; HBTB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 399.
The complaint of Catherine Morland in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, that history has 'hardly any women at all' is not an uncommon one. Yet there is evidence to suggest that women have engaged in historical writing since ancient times. This study traces the history of women's historical writing, reclaiming the lives of individual women historians, recovering women's historical writings from the past and focusing on how gender has shaped the genre of history. Mary Spongberg brings together for the first time an extensive survey of the progress of women's historical writing from the Renaissance to the present, ... Read more

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About Mary Spongberg
MARY SPONGBERG is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. She is the author of Feminizing Venereal Disease (Macmillan, 1997), which was short-listed for the Premier's History Prize.

Reviews for Writing Women's History Since the Renaissance
'Greatly expands our understanding both of the history of women's writing - and of the nature of the development of history.' - Professor Barbara Caine, Monash University, Australia 'No other survey of women as writers of history. Valuable for courses on women's history and for general courses on historiography and historical method.' - Professor Pat Thane, Institute of Historical ... Read more

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