Women’s History Summer 2017

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Contents

  • Jennifer McNabb on ‘That right may take place’: female witnesses and their stories in early modern English church courts, 6
  • Isabelle Leguy on Women’s voices: Interaction and performance in the courtroom, 1800-1810, 12
  • Peter H. Johnsson on ‘Your Radegund’: Locating an empowered female voice in the verse epistle De excidio Thuringiae of St. Radegund, 18
  • Laura Sims on Empowerment through Postcolonial Critique: Harki Daughters in France, 24
  • Tanya Heflin on ‘Some Job!’ The Private Diary of World War II Combat Nurse Beulah Johns, 30

Book Reviews

  • Brenda Birney, The Women’s Royal Naval Service: A World War Two Memoir, Hazel Dakers, 2016, 36
  • Michelle Higgs, Servants Stories. Life Below Stairs in their Own Words 1800-1950, Barnsley: Pen and Sword History, 2015, 36
  • Helen Glew, Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women’s Work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-1959, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016, 37
  • Marlene Wagman-Geller, Behind Every Great Man: The Forgotten Women Behind the World’s Famous and Infamous, Napierville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2015, 38
  • Sarah F. Williams, Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women and Music in Seventeenth Century English Broadside Ballads, Farnham, Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015, 39
  • Mavis Curtis, The WI: a Centenary History, Stroud, Amberley, 2015, 39
  • Hubert Wolf, The Nuns of Sant’Ambrogio: the True Story of a Convent in Scandal, trans. Ruth Martin, New York: Knopf, 2015, 40

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