Women's History Journal

Women’s History Autumn 2015

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Special issue on ‘Teaching Women’s and Gender History ’.


  • Lucinda Matthews-Jones on Teaching Women’s and Gender History: Introducing Our Past, Present and Future, 4
  • Joanne Begiato on Moustaches, Mollies, and Muscularity: Teaching the History of Masculinity, 8
  • Jennifer Davey with Emma Blackburne, Emily Hilder, Katherine Reynolds, Emily Souders and Sophie Wilson on ‘What is history? History is women following behind with the bucket’: Some reflections on teaching and learning women’s history, 11
  • Amanda Markwell on Student Experiences of being taught Women’s and Gender History: Gendering our Historical Past, 13
  • Maggie Andrews on Gender, feminist and women’s history by ‘any other name’: the need to keep alive the radical traditions of Women’s History, 16
  • Andrea Thomson on Learning from Public Engagement: A History of Working-Class Marriage in Scotland, 1855-1976, 18
  • Bridget Lockyer and Abigail Tazzyman on ‘Teaching Women’s History’: Women’s History in the School Curriculum, 22
  • Tim Reinke-Williams on Gender in Undergraduate Textbooks on Early Modern History: Problems and Potential Solutions, 28
  • Hannah Cobb on Gendering the Teaching Experience: the Personal, Political, and Pedagogical in the University Classroom, 31

Book Reviews

  • Rachel Holmes, Eleanor Marx, A Life, London, Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2014, 34
  • Paul Chrystal, Women in Ancient Rome, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Amberley Publishing, 2014, 34
  • Christine von Oertzen, translated by Kate Sturge, Science, Gender and Internationalism. Women’s Academic Networks, 1917-1955, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 35
  • Colin Jones, The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth Century Paris, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 36
  • Nicola Phillips, The Profligate Son, Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013, 37
  • Nancy C. Unger, Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 37
  • Christine E. Hallett, Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses of the First World War, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014, 38
  • Anon, Diary of a Nursing Sister, Stroud: Amberley, 2014, 38
  • Margaret Bonfiglioioli, and James Munson (eds), Full of Hope and Fear : the Great War Letters of an Oxford Family, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, 40

Purchase this journal (note WHN Members will receive one free printed copy). The PDF edition (ISSN 2059-0164) now includes high quality photographs (and in colour where available) as well as active hyper-links.  [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=30]