Slipping Out of View: Subjectivity and Emotion in Gender History

@article{Roper2005SlippingOO,
  title={Slipping Out of View: Subjectivity and Emotion in Gender History},
  author={Michael Roper},
  journal={History Workshop Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={57 - 72}
}
  • M. Roper
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Sociology, Art
  • History Workshop Journal
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