Reviews

Author: 
Nikki Mandell
Reviewer: 
Robin L. E. Hemenway

Hemenway on Mandell, 'The Corporation as Family: The Gendering of Corporate Welfare, 1890-1930'

Nikki Mandell. The Corporation as Family: The Gendering of Corporate Welfare, 1890-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. x + 208 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5351-1; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2685-0.

Reviewed by Robin L. E. Hemenway (Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota) Published on H-Women (March, 2003)

Author: 
Laura Morgan Green
Reviewer: 
Pat Starkey

Starkey on Green, 'Educating Women: Cultural Conflict and Victorian Literature'

Laura Morgan Green. Educating Women: Cultural Conflict and Victorian Literature. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001. xiii + 153 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1403-3.

Reviewed by Pat Starkey (School of History, University of Liverpool, UK) Published on H-Women (March, 2003)

Author: 
Kimberly Schmidt, Diane Zimmerman Umble, Steven D. Reschly, eds.
Reviewer: 
Debra A. Reid

Reid on Schmidt and Umble and Reschly, 'Strangers at Home: Amish and Mennonite Women in History'

Kimberly Schmidt, Diane Zimmerman Umble, Steven D. Reschly, eds. Strangers at Home: Amish and Mennonite Women in History. Center Books in Anabaptist Studies. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. xii + 398 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6786-6.

Reviewed by Debra A. Reid (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-Women (January, 2003)

Author: 
Gisela Bock
Reviewer: 
Tammy M. Proctor

Proctor on Bock, 'Women in European History'

Gisela Bock. Women in European History. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. x + 304 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-19145-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-23191-2.

Reviewed by Tammy M. Proctor (Department of History, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (December, 2002)

Are Women Human? A Continuing Dispute

Are Women Human? A Continuing Dispute

Author: 
Tanika Sarkar
Reviewer: 
Michelle Tusan

Tusan on Sarkar, 'Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism'

Tanika Sarkar. Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. viii + 290 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34046-7.

Reviewed by Michelle Tusan (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Published on H-Women (December, 2002)

Gender, Patriarchy, and Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century India

Author: 
Richard Godbeer
Reviewer: 
Joan R. Gundersen

Gundersen on Godbeer, 'Sexual Revolution in Early America'

Richard Godbeer. Sexual Revolution in Early America. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. xii + 430 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6800-9.

Reviewed by Joan R. Gundersen (Research Associate, Women's Studies Department, University of Pittsburgh) Published on H-Women (December, 2002)

Rethinking Behavior and Belief in Early America

Author: 
Virginia M. Bouvier
Reviewer: 
Linda Pitelka

Pitelka on Bouvier, 'Women and the Conquest of California, 1542-1840: Codes of Silence'

Virginia M. Bouvier. Women and the Conquest of California, 1542-1840: Codes of Silence. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001. x + 266 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-2025-1.

Reviewed by Linda Pitelka (Department of History, Maryville University of St. Louis) Published on H-Women (October, 2002)

Hearing the Silence

Hearing the Silence

Author: 
Alaine Lowe, Soraya Tremayne, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kelli Ann Costa

Costa on Lowe and Tremayne, 'Women as Sacred Custodians of the Earth?: Women, Spirituality and the Environment'

Alaine Lowe, Soraya Tremayne, eds. Women as Sacred Custodians of the Earth?: Women, Spirituality and the Environment. New York: Berghahn Books, 2001. 260 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-316-9; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-467-8.

Reviewed by Kelli Ann Costa (Department of Anthropology, Franklin Pierce College) Published on H-Women (October, 2002)

The Natural Woman

Author: 
Francine Muel-Dreyfus
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Pulju

Pulju on Muel-Dreyfus, 'Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender'

Francine Muel-Dreyfus. Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender. Translated by Kathleen A. Johnson. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001. x + 388 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2774-5; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2777-6.

Reviewed by Rebecca Pulju (Department of History, University of Iowa) Published on H-Women (October, 2002)

Author: 
James S. Olson
Reviewer: 
Karol K. Weaver

Weaver on Olson, 'Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer and History'

James S. Olson. Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer and History. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. x + 302 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6936-5.

Reviewed by Karol K. Weaver (Department of History, Purdue University) Published on H-Women (September, 2002)

Cancer, Culture, and Science

Cancer, Culture, and Science

Author: 
Sylvia D. Hoffert
Reviewer: 
Mary E. Corey

Corey on Hoffert, 'When Hens Crow: The Women's Rights Movement in Antebellum America' and Sylvia D. Hoffert, 'When Hens Crow: The Woman's Rights Movement in Antebellum America'

Sylvia D. Hoffert. When Hens Crow: The Women's Rights Movement in Antebellum America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. x + 153 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-32880-9.Sylvia D. Hoffert. When Hens Crow: The Woman's Rights Movement in Antebellum America. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1995. 168 pp.

Author: 
Karen Kelsky
Reviewer: 
Seija Jalagin

Jalagin on Kelsky, 'Women on the Verge: Japanese Women, Western Dreams'

Karen Kelsky. Women on the Verge: Japanese Women, Western Dreams. Durham, N.C. and London: Duke University Press, 2001. 294 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2816-2; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2805-6.

Reviewed by Seija Jalagin (Department of History, University of Oulu, Finland) Published on H-Women (September, 2002)

Author: 
Pauline Stafford, Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Susanna Calkins

Calkins on Stafford and Mulder-Bakker, 'Gendering the Middle Ages'

Pauline Stafford, Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, eds. Gendering the Middle Ages. Oxford, U.K. and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. vi + 244 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-22651-2.

Reviewed by Susanna Calkins (Department of History, University of Louisville) Published on H-Women (September, 2002)

Sanctity, Authority, and the Law: Constructions of Gender in the Middle Ages

Author: 
Susan B. Edgington, Sarah Lambert, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Corley

Corley on Edgington and Lambert, 'Gendering the Crusades'

Susan B. Edgington, Sarah Lambert, eds. Gendering the Crusades. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. xvi + 215 pp. $25.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12599-4; $83.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12598-7.

Reviewed by Christopher Corley (Department of History, Minnesota State University Moorhead) Published on H-Women (August, 2002)

Military Women in the Middle Ages

Author: 
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Reviewer: 
Melissa Walker

Walker on Glenn, 'Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor'

Evelyn Nakano Glenn. Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2002. ix + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00732-1.

Reviewed by Melissa Walker (Department of History and Politics, Converse College) Published on H-Women (August, 2002)

Interlocking Systems of Control

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