Reviews

Author: 
Ann Stoler
Reviewer: 
Dawn Ottevaere

Ottevaere on Stoler, 'Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule'

Ann Stoler. Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xi + 335 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23111-5.

Reviewed by Dawn Ottevaere (Michigan State University) Published on H-Women (June, 2004)

Theories of Power and the Intimate

Author: 
Sylvie Murray
Reviewer: 
Dawn Ottevaere

Ottevaere on Murray, 'The Progressive Housewife: Community Activism in Suburban Queens, 1945-1965'

Sylvie Murray. The Progressive Housewife: Community Activism in Suburban Queens, 1945-1965. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. viii + 252 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3718-4.

Reviewed by Dawn Ottevaere (Department of History, Michigan State University) Published on H-Women (June, 2004)

Women, Activism, and the Model Citizen of the Suburbs

Author: 
Dawn Keetley, John Pettegrew, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Gilmore

Gilmore on Keetley and Pettegrew, 'Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism, vol. 2, 1900-1960, and vol. 3, 1960 to the Present'

Dawn Keetley, John Pettegrew, eds. Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism, vol. 2, 1900-1960, and vol. 3, 1960 to the Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. 552 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2224-4; $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2235-0.

Reviewed by Stephanie Gilmore (Department of History, Ohio State University) Published on H-Women (June, 2004)

Author: 
Laura K. McClure, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Sienkewicz

Sienkewicz on McClure, 'Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World: Readings and Sources'

Laura K. McClure, ed. Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World: Readings and Sources. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. xiii + 318 pp. $111.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-22588-1; $46.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-22589-8.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Department of Classics, Monmouth College) Published on H-Women (May, 2004)

Concepts of Sexuality and Gender in the Ancient World

Author: 
Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards, Carolyn De Swarte Gifford, eds.
Reviewer: 
Susan Curtis

Curtis on Edwards and Gifford, 'Gender and the Social Gospel'

Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards, Carolyn De Swarte Gifford, eds. Gender and the Social Gospel. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. xii + 241 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02795-6; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07097-6.

Reviewed by Susan Curtis (Department of History, Purdue University) Published on H-Women (May, 2004)

Women, Gender, and Religion

Author: 
Mary Spongberg
Reviewer: 
Holly S. Hurlburt

Hurlburt on Spongberg, 'Writing Women's History since the Renaissance'

Mary Spongberg. Writing Women's History since the Renaissance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xii + 306 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-72667-9; $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-333-72668-6.

Reviewed by Holly S. Hurlburt (Department of History, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale) Published on H-Women (May, 2004)

A Herstory of Her Own

Author: 
Judith N. McArthur, Harold L. Smith
Reviewer: 
Yvonne Davis Frear

Frear on McArthur and Smith, 'Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics'

Judith N. McArthur, Harold L. Smith. Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. vii + 266 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512215-2.

Reviewed by Yvonne Davis Frear (Department of History, Texas A&M University) Published on H-Women (May, 2004)

An Indefatigable Activist

Author: 
Robin May Schott
Reviewer: 
Nancy McHugh

McHugh on Schott, 'Discovering Feminist Philosophy: Knowledge, Ethics, Politics'

Robin May Schott. Discovering Feminist Philosophy: Knowledge, Ethics, Politics. New York and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003. x + 157 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1455-3; $83.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1454-6.

Reviewed by Nancy McHugh (Department of Philosophy, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (April, 2004)

Pointing in New Directions

Author: 
Lynn Abrams
Reviewer: 
Wendy Parkins

Parkins on Abrams, 'The Making of Modern Woman'

Lynn Abrams. The Making of Modern Woman. London: Pearson Education, 2002. x + 382 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-41410-5.

Reviewed by Wendy Parkins (School of Media, Communication and Culture, Murdoch University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

Food, Clothing, and Shelter: The Domestic Realities of Early Modern Europe

Author: 
Tamara L. Hunt, Micheline R. Lessard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Burcak Keskin

Keskin on Hunt and Lessard, 'Women and the Colonial Gaze'

Tamara L. Hunt, Micheline R. Lessard, eds. Women and the Colonial Gaze. New York: New York University Press, 2002. viii + 258 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-3647-0; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3646-3.

Reviewed by Burcak Keskin (Department of Sociology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

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

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