publication . Book . 2016

Women in transnational history: connecting the global and the local

Midgley, Clare; Twells, Alison; Carlier, Julie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Women in Transnational History offers a range of fresh perspectives on the field of women’s history, exploring how cross-border connections and global developments since the nineteenth century have shaped diverse women’s lives and the gendered social, cultural, political and economic histories of specific localities. The book is divided into three thematically-organised parts, covering gendered histories of transnational networks, women’s agency in the intersecting histories of imperialisms and nationalisms, and the concept of localizing the global and globalizing the local. Discussing a broad spectrum of topics from the politics of dress in Philippine mission s...
Subjects
free text keywords: History and Archaeology, global history, transnational history, women's history, gender history
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