Women's Studies Encyclopedia, Volume 2
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999 - History - 1607 pages
A multidisciplinary reference on the collective experiences of women. Prepared by 425 scholars from all disciplines, features 701 alphabetically listed entries, coverage of 1,250 historical figures, analysis of women and society and culture throughout history, cross-references, and bibliography.
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Written from a wide-ranging feminist perspective, the first edition of this work (LJ 6/15/89) was a landmark achievement providing concise definitions and historical context for students and scholars ... Read full review
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