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: 
Rebecca Edwards
Reviewer: 
Jeanette Keith

Keith on Edwards, 'Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era'


Rebecca Edwards. Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. xii + 232 pp. $53.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-511696-0; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511695-3.

Reviewed by Jeanette Keith (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Women (July, 1998)

Author: 
Patricia Trenton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Laura Prieto

Prieto on Trenton, 'Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945'


Patricia Trenton, ed. Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945. Los Angeles and Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xiii + 304 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20203-0; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20202-3.

Reviewed by Laura Prieto (Simmons College)
Published on H-Women (July, 1998)

Author: 
Leslie Heywood, Jennifer Drake, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lauri Umansky

Umansky on Heywood and Drake, 'Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism'


Leslie Heywood, Jennifer Drake, eds. Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. x + 268 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-3005-9; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-3004-2.

Reviewed by Lauri Umansky (Suffolk University)
Published on H-Women (June, 1998)

Author: 
Bernadette J. Brooten
Reviewer: 
Karen Duder

Duder on Brooten, 'Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism'


Bernadette J. Brooten. Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xxii + 412 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-07591-4.

Reviewed by Karen Duder (University of Victoria, Canada)
Published on H-Women (June, 1998)

'Their women exchanged natural intercourse for unnatural'

Author: 
Jean V. Matthews
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on Matthews, 'Women's Struggle for Equality: The First Phase, 1828-1876'


Jean V. Matthews. Women's Struggle for Equality: The First Phase, 1828-1876. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 1997. x + 212 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56663-146-4; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-145-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (The Library of Virginia)
Published on H-Women (June, 1998)

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