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 Discussions

Author: 
James J. Jr.. Ponzetti, ed.
Reviewer: 
Steven Mintz

Mintz on Ponzetti, 'International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family'

James J. Jr.. Ponzetti, ed. International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family. New York: Macmillan Press, 2003. xxxv + 1838 pp. $495.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-865672-4.

Reviewed by Steven Mintz (Department of History, University of Houston) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

The State of Social Science Research on the Family

The State of Social Science Research on the Family

Author: 
Lois Kathryn Herr
Reviewer: 
Thomas C. Jepsen

Jepsen on Herr, 'Women, Power, and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace'

Lois Kathryn Herr. Women, Power, and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003. xvii + 200 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55553-536-0; $47.50 (library), ISBN 978-1-55553-537-7.

Reviewed by Thomas C. Jepsen (National Coalition of Independent Scholars) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

Author: 
Virginia Scharff
Reviewer: 
Jean A. Stuntz

Stuntz on Scharff, 'Twenty Thousand Roads: Women, Movement, and the West'

Virginia Scharff. Twenty Thousand Roads: Women, Movement, and the West. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xi + 239 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-23777-3; ISBN 978-0-520-21212-1.

Reviewed by Jean A. Stuntz (Department of History and Political Science, West Texas A&M University) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

Peripatetic Western Women

Peripatetic Western Women

Author: 
Helena Flam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nameeta Mathur

Mathur on Flam, 'Pink, Purple, Green: Women's, Religious, Environmental, and Gay/Lesbian Movements in Central Europe Today'

Helena Flam, ed. Pink, Purple, Green: Women's, Religious, Environmental, and Gay/Lesbian Movements in Central Europe Today. Boulder and New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 175 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-475-4.

Reviewed by Nameeta Mathur (Department of History, Saginaw Valley State University) Published on H-Women (April, 2003)

Four Issues in

Author: 
Kathryn S. Olmsted
Reviewer: 
Eileen Scully

Scully on Olmsted, 'Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley'

Kathryn S. Olmsted. Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. x + 268 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2739-0.

Reviewed by Eileen Scully (Social Sciences Division, Bennington College) Published on H-Women (April, 2003)

Engendering Treachery

Engendering Treachery

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