Feminism and History

  title={Feminism and History},
  author={Judith M. Bennett},
  journal={Gender \& History},
  • J. Bennett
  • Published 1 September 1989
  • History
  • Gender & History
Women Narration: Land, Gender and Oral Memory. The Forgotten History of the Maquis at Aran Valley
In the Aran Valley, the political and administrative border does not coincide with the cultural boundaries. The Spanish Valley situated in the Atlantic Pyrenees and within the Occitan cultural realm
Sickness and Healing
  • P. Horden
  • History
    The Oxford Handbook of Christian Monasticism
  • 2020
How should a medieval monk behave when sick? Must submission to divine test or judgement be the only response, or is resort to secular as well as spiritual medicine allowed? What is the role of the
Toward the Theory of Enterprise: Dialogue Between Business and Economics Women Scholars
Studies on gender accounting are quite recent. Drawing upon criticism of dominant economic theories as developed within Feminist Economics, this paper aims to provide an original contribution to
Two books, two decades, two agendas: Cherryl Walker and Nomboniso Gasa's edited volumes on Women's History in South Africa
This article was prompted by the question of what had happened to women’s history from 1990. At that time, according to an assessment by Bozzoli and Delius, it had not (yet) developed into a
The Representation of the #Metoo Movement in Mainstream International Media
The final months of 2017 have witnessed the birth of a movement, the #Metoo movement, which started after several Hollywood actresses have accused famed producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassme
The War Heroine In The Finnish Organization – Lotta Svärd
This paper focuses on a Finnish women’s paramilitary organization called ‘Lotta Svard’ in a wartime context, from 1939 to 1944. During the Second World War, thousands of members of the organization


The Book of the City of Ladies
Christine de Pizan (c.1364 1430) was France's first professional woman of letters. Her pioneering Book of the City of Ladies begins when, feeling frustrated and miserable after reading a male
Some Feminist Betrayals of Women's History
The readers of a periodical as distinguished as the Historical Journal had a right to expect that Patricia Hilden's recent review-article on women's history' would provide a well-informed and
Gender and the Politics of History
I. Toward a Feminist HistoryII. Gender and ClassIII. Gender in HistoryIV. Equality and Difference
Women in the Medieval English Countryside: Gender and Household in Brigstock Before the Plague
In this book, Judith Bennett addresses the gap in our knowledge of medieval country women by examining how their lives differed from those of rural men. Drawing on her study of an English manor in
Social Criticism without Philosophy: An Encounter between Feminism and Postmodernism
Feminism and postmodernism have emerged as two of the most important political-cultural currents of the last decade.' So far, however, they have kept an uneasy distance from one another. Indeed, so
The Creation of Patriarchy
When precisely did the ideas, symbols and metaphors of patriarchy take hold of Western civilization? When were women, so central to the creation of society, moved on to the sidelines? Where is the