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Gender in History: Global Perspectives

Author:  Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

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Gender in History: Global Perspectives


ISBN: 1444351729

EAN: 9781444351729

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Release Date: 06/24/2011

Synopsis: 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: Global Perspectives

Illustrated: No

Format: eBook - EPUB

Edition: 2

Pages: 248