Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History : 4 Volume Set

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History captures the experiences of women throughout world history in a comprehensive four-volume work. The Encyclopedia is comprised of both biographical entries and rich and detailed survey articles across a wealth of historical topics. In the past thirty years there has been an explosion of research and an effort to present the experiences and contributions of women not only in the Western world, but also across the globe. Historians have investigated women's daily lives in virtually every area and researched the leadership roles women have filled across time and region. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History illuminates how women worldwide have influenced and been influenced by historical, social, and demographic changes. Articles will cover: Biographies; Comparative Culture and Society; Geography and History; Institutions, Organizations, and Movements; Women's and Gender Studies, and World History.show more

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  • Multiple copy pack | 2752 pages
  • 242 x 302 x 188mm | 7,760.92g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 450 black and white illustrations
  • 0195148908
  • 9780195148909
  • 981,498

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'The Encyclopedia of Women in World History' is a wonderful compendium of information.... 'The Encyclopedia of Women in History' is a landmark reference book that should be stocked in every university. * Times Higher Education, June Purvis *show more

About Bonnie G. Smith

Bonnie G. Smith is a Professor of History and Director of the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and has published widely.show more

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