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: 
Jean V. Matthews
Reviewer: 
Molly M. Wood

Wood on Matthews, 'The Rise of the New Woman: The Women's Movement in America, 1875-1930'

Jean V. Matthews. The Rise of the New Woman: The Women's Movement in America, 1875-1930. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2003. 211 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56663-501-1; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-500-4.

Reviewed by Molly M. Wood (Department of History, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

Who Was the New Woman and What Did She Want?

Author: 
Barbara Taylor
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Watkins Richardson

Richardson on Taylor, 'Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination'

Barbara Taylor. Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x + 331 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00417-6; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-66144-7.

Reviewed by Cynthia Watkins Richardson (Department of English, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

The Making of Feminist Heroines

Author: 
Jean H. Baker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Theresa Kaminski

Kaminski on Baker, 'Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited'

Jean H. Baker, ed. Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. viii + 199 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-513017-1; $98.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-513016-4.

Reviewed by Theresa Kaminski (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

The Politics of Suffrage

Author: 
Margaret A. Lowe
Reviewer: 
Sara Halprin

Halprin on Lowe, 'Looking Good: College Women and Body Image, 1875-1930'

Margaret A. Lowe. Looking Good: College Women and Body Image, 1875-1930. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. viii + 212 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-7209-9.

Reviewed by Sara Halprin (Independent Scholar, Portland, Oregon) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

The Body, Imagined

The Body, Imagined

Author: 
Tammy M. Proctor
Reviewer: 
Sophie de Schaepdrijver

de Schaepdrijver on Proctor, 'Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War'

Tammy M. Proctor. Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War. New York and London: New York University Press, 2003. vii + 205 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-6693-4.

Reviewed by Sophie de Schaepdrijver (Department of History, The Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

Underground Diligence: Women's Secret Service Work in World War One

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