A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present, Volume 2

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Social Science - 608 pages
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The second volume of the revolutionary history of European women, "A History of Their Own". Sweeping, timely, and controversial, Volume II is the only complete history of European women from the Renaissance to the present.

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In A History of Their Own Volume I, authors Bonnie Anderson and Judith Zinsser serve up a richly detailed history of the lives of women in Europe, from the ninth to seventeenth centuries. Traditional ... Read full review

A history of their own: women in Europe from prehistory to the present

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Organized around the thesis that "gender has been the most important factor in shaping the lives of European women,'' this sweeping history describes women's experience in terms of social groups and ... Read full review


The World of Absolute Monarchs from the Fifteenth to
Wife and Queen Consort
Women Rulers

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About the author (1988)

A life-long New Yorker, Bonnie S. Anderson is a Professor of History at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, where she teaches women's history and British history. With Judith Zinsser, she co-authored the classic two-volume narrative A History of Their Own: Women
in Europe from Prehistory to the Present (revised edition, OUP, 1999). Long active in the women's movement, she has been a volunteer rape crisis counselor at St. Vincent's Hospital in Greenwich Village for over ten years.

Judith P. Zinsser is a professor of history at Miami University in Ohio. She is coauthor of the acclaimed "A History of Their Own" and author of "History and Feminism,

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