H-Women's purpose is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods, and the state of the field and historiography of women's studies. H-Women is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

Recent Content

Author: 
Glenda Riley
Reviewer: 
Benay Blend

Blend on Riley, 'Women and Nature: Saving the "Wild" West'


Glenda Riley. Women and Nature: Saving the "Wild" West. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. xviii + 279 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3932-6.

Reviewed by Benay Blend (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Women (February, 2001)

"From the Bottom Up: Glenda Riley's Women and Nature"

Author: 
Siobhan B. Somerville
Reviewer: 
Julian B. Carter

Carter on Somerville, 'Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture'


Siobhan B. Somerville. Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2000. xi + 176 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2443-0.

Reviewed by Julian B. Carter (Stanford University, Introduction to the Humanities Program)
Published on H-Women (January, 2001)

Author: 
Robert B. Shoemaker.
Reviewer: 
Michele Plott

Plott on Shoemaker., 'Gender in English Society, 1650-1850: The Emergence of Separate Spheres?'


Robert B. Shoemaker. Gender in English Society, 1650-1850: The Emergence of Separate Spheres? London and New York: Longman, 1998. ix + 334 pp. $31.40 (textbook), ISBN 978-0-582-10315-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-10316-0.

Reviewed by Michele Plott (Department of History, Suffolk University)
Published on H-Women (November, 2000)

Gender Prescriptions and Realities

Author: 
Ellen S. More
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on More, 'Restoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine, 1850-1995'


Ellen S. More. Restoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine, 1850-1995. Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1999. xi + 320 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-76661-7.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Women (September, 2000)

Author: 
Lewis L. Gould
Reviewer: 
Katherine M. Osburn

Osburn on Gould, 'Lady Bird Johnson: Our Environmental First Lady'


Lewis L. Gould. Lady Bird Johnson: Our Environmental First Lady. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1999. ix + 162 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0336-7.

Reviewed by Katherine M. Osburn (Department of History, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee)
Published on H-Women (September, 2000)

"Like Lipstick on a Woman": Lady Bird Johnsons' Campaign to Beautify America

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