Gender & History

Cover image for Vol. 29 Issue 1

Edited By: Sarah Chambers, Maud Bracke, Tracey Deutsch, Rosemary Elliot, Mary Jo Maynes, and Stuart Airlie

Online ISSN: 1468-0424

Gender & History 25th Year Virtual Issue

Gender & History 25th Anniversary Virtual Issue

2013 marks 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.

Click here to read the introduction to the 25th anniversary virtual issue by Lynn Abrams, Eleanor Gordon and Alexandra Shepard

Video Interview
Kate Barclay Interviews Leonore Davidoff, founding editor of Gender & History
Click here to watch the interview
Click here to read the transcript

Article Highlights from Twenty-five years of Gender & History

Judith M. Bennett, ‘Feminism and History’, Gender & History 1:3 (1989) pp. 251-72
Commentary by Pam Sharpe- Click here

Julia Smith, ‘Did Women Have a Transformation of the Roman World?’ Gender & History 12:3 (2000), pp. 552-71.
Audio Commentary, Lynn Abrams talks to Julia Smith- Click here
Transcript, Lynn Abrams talks to Julia Smith- Click here

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, ‘Do Women Need the Renaissance? Gender, Change and Periodisation’, Gender & History 20:3 (2008), pp. 539-57.
Commentary by Garthine Walker- Click here

Karen Harvey, ‘The Substance of Sexual Difference: Change and Persistence in Representations of the Body in Eighteenth-Century England’, Gender & History 14:2 (2002), pp. 202-23.
Audio Commentary, Alexandra Shepard talks to Karen Harvey- Click here
Transcript, Alexandra Shepard talks to Karen Harvey- Click here

Kathleen Canning, ‘The Body as Method? Reflections on the Place of the Body in Gender History’ Gender & History 11:3, (1999), pp. 499-513.
Commentary by Kathleen Canning- Click here

Michele Mitchell, ‘Silences Broken, Silences Kept: Gender and Sexuality in African-American History’, Gender & History, 11:3 (1999), pp. 433-44.
Commentary by Michele Mitchell- Click here

Mrinalini Sinha, ‘Giving Masculinity a History: Some Contributions From the Historiography of Colonial India’, Gender & History 11:3 (1999), pp445-60.
Commentary by Clare Midgley- Click here

Toby L. Ditz, ‘The New Men’s History and the Peculiar Absence of Gendered Power: Some Remedies from Early American Gender History’, Gender & History 16:1 (2004), pp. 1-35
Commentary by Ruth Karras- Click here

Rebecca Rogers, ‘Telling Stories about the Colonies: British and French Women in Algeria in the Nineteenth Century’, Gender & History 21:1 (2009) pp. 39-59.
Commentary by Rebecca Rogers- Click here

Jeanne Boydston, ‘Gender as a Question of Historical Analysis: Gender, Change and Periodisation’, Gender & History 20:3, (2008), pp. 558–83.
Commentary by Tracey Deutsch- Click here