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: 
Moderata Fonte
Reviewer: 
Holly S. Hurlburt

Hurlburt on Fonte, 'Floridoro, A Chivalric Romance'

Moderata Fonte. Floridoro, A Chivalric Romance. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Series. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxx + 493 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-25678-8; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-25677-1.

Reviewed by Holly S. Hurlburt (Department of History, Women's Studies Program, Southern Illinois University Carbondale) Published on H-Women (October, 2007)

Author: 
Elinor Accampo
Reviewer: 
Jessica Davidson

Davidson on Accampo, 'Blessed Motherhood, Bitter Fruit: Nelly Roussel and the Politics of Female Pain in Third Republic France'

Elinor Accampo. Blessed Motherhood, Bitter Fruit: Nelly Roussel and the Politics of Female Pain in Third Republic France. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. x + 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8404-7.

Reviewed by Jessica Davidson (Department of History, James Madison University) Published on H-Women (June, 2007)

Feminism and Family in Third Republic France

Author: 
Katherine A. Lynch
Reviewer: 
Samuel J. Thomas

Thomas on Lynch, 'Individuals, Families and Communities in Europe, 1200-1800: The Urban Foundations of Western Society'

Katherine A. Lynch. Individuals, Families and Communities in Europe, 1200-1800: The Urban Foundations of Western Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xiii + 250 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-64541-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-64235-4.

Reviewed by Samuel J. Thomas (Department of History, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (May, 2007)

Author: 
Martha Albertson Fineman, Terence Dougherty
Reviewer: 
Anupam Pandey

Pandey on Fineman and Dougherty, 'Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society'

Martha Albertson Fineman, Terence Dougherty. Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. xvii + 515 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8941-9.

Reviewed by Anupam Pandey (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Women (May, 2007)

Laying Siege: Within and Without

Author: 
Ellen T. Armour, Susan M. St. Ville, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Pritchard

Pritchard on Armour and Ville, 'Bodily Citations: Religion and Judith Butler'

Ellen T. Armour, Susan M. St. Ville, eds. Bodily Citations: Religion and Judith Butler. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. xxi + 311 pp. $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13407-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13406-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Pritchard (Department of Religion, Bowdoin College) Published on H-Women (April, 2007)

Religions That Matter

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