Gender & History

Cover image for Vol. 26 Issue 2

Edited By: Lynn Abrams, Sarah Chambers, Tracey Deutsch, Eleanor Gordon, Mary Jo Maynes, and Alexandra Shepard

Online ISSN: 1468-0424

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Gender & History Highlights

Recent Forum: Women and Learned Culture
(Volume 26, Issue 1, April 2014)

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Special Issues Book Series

Special Issues of Gender & Historyare available in paperback for £19.99.

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Recent highlights include:

Sex, Gender and the Sacred: Reconfiguring Religion in Gender HistorySex, Gender and the Sacred: Reconfiguring Religion in Gender History
Joanna de Groot (Editor), Sue Morgan (Editor)
May 2014, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
Gender History Across Epistemologies Gender History Across Epistemologies
Donna R. Gabaccia (Editor), Mary Jo Maynes (Editor)
April 2013, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
Gender and the City before ModernityGender and the City before Modernity
May 2012, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
£19.99 / €24.00
Historicising Gender and SexualityHistoricising Gender and Sexuality
by Kevin P. Murphy (Editor), Jennifer M. Spear (Editor)
September 2011, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
£19.99 / €24.00
Homes and HomecomingHomes and Homecomings: Gendered Histories of Domesticity and Return
by K. H. Adler (Editor), Carrie Hamilton (Editor)
October 2010, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
£19.99 / €24.00


2013 marked the 25th anniversary of Gender & History. To celebrate this milestone for the journal, a new virtual issue has been created featuring highlights from the past 25 years. The virtual issue features articles, audio clips, commentary and an interview with the founding editor Leonore Davidoff.

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Gender & History Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper at the Berkshire Conference 2014

Gender & History is very pleased to grant this prize to Cynthia Greenlee (Duke University) for "'An Impulse of Outrage due to her Tender Age': African-Americans, Girl Rape and Legal Vernaculars in South Carolina, 1885-1905."

Call for Abstracts - Special Issue: Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century

Gender & History calls for article abstracts for a special issue addressing ‘Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century’. Please submit abstracts by October 1, 2014. More information here.

Joint runner up in the Malcolm Bowie Prize

'"Man Can be Subject to Woman": Female Monastic Authority in Fifteenth-Century Poitiers', Gender & History vol. 25, no. 1 (April 2013)
Jennifer Edwards, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Winner of the Society for the History of Children and Youth 2013 Best Article Award

“Coming of Age: Law, Sex, and Childhood in Late Colonial India” Gender & History vol. 24, no. 1 (April 2012)
Ishita Pande

Winner of the Association of Caribbean Historians Andrés Ramos Mattei-Neville Hall Article Prize:

'Power and Historical Figuring: Rachael Pringle Polgreen's Troubled Archive'
Marisa J. Fuentes, Rutgers University