Publication – Women Artists Between the Wars

Women artists between the wars A fair field and no favour Katy Deepwell   Starting with a critique of existing methodologies and histories of the period, this book examines the production of women artists, looking at different areas and aspects of their activities, and particularly contrasting the lives of different generations of women artists. Many…

New Issue – Journal of Women’s History

Journal of Women’s History Volume 22, Number 4, Winter 2010 E-ISSN: 1527-2036 Print ISSN: 1042-7961 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_womens_history/toc/jowh.22.4.html TABLE OF CONTENTS Editors’ Note / Jean Allman, Antionette Burton Politics, Patriotism, and Women in Ireland, Britain and Colonial America, c.1700–1780 / Mary O’Dowd The Rights of a Florida Wife: Slavery, U.S. Expansion, and Married Women’s Property Law / Laurel A. Clark The…

New Publication – Feminist Media History: Suffrage, Periodicals and the Public Sphere

Feminist Media History: Suffrage, Periodicals and the Public Sphere Maria DiCenzo with Lucy Delap and Leila Ryan Palgrave Macmillan / November 2010 / Hardback / £55.00 / 978-0-230-24126-8 This study highlights the contributions of feminist media history to a range of disciplines. Focusing on the feminist press emerging from and reacting to the late nineteenth-…

Related New Books – Women and the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment of age: Women, letters and growing old in eighteenth-century France  Joan Hinde Stewart Foreword by Joan DeJean By studying the correspondences of four prominent women Stewart explores the relation of female aging to respectability, sexuality and power. The author’s focus lies in the physical, emotional and professional well-being of middle-aged and elderly women…

New Book – Woman to Woman: FEMALE NEGOTIATIONS DURING THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Woman to Woman FEMALE NEGOTIATIONS DURING THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Edited by CAROLYN D. WILLIAMS, ANGELA ESCOTT, and LOUISE DUCKLING In recent years, scholars have started to look beyond contemptuous representations of chaotic female communities and are beginning to reveal a neglected history of women’s cooperative activity. Woman to Woman provides a multi- disciplinary approach to…

Publication – Nouvelle Encyclopédie politique et historique des femmes

Title: Nouvelle Encyclopédie politique et historique des femmes Editor: Christine Fauré Link: http://www.lesbelleslettres.com/livre/?GCOI=22510100277730 Synopsis: Comment les femmes ont-elles perdu en France le pouvoir de gouverner ? Pourquoi Calvin s’est-il excusé auprès de la reine d’Angleterre Élisabeth Ire lorsqu’elle accéda au trône ? Comment les femmes ont-elles participé collectivement aux Révolutions anglaises du XVIIe siècle, américaine, française, liégeoise et…