Gender in History : Global Perspectives, Paperback Book

Gender in History : Global Perspectives Paperback


Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times.

Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and from the Igbo of Nigeria, to the Iroquois of north eastern North America. Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates, slavery, colonialism, masculinity, and transgender issuesFeatures significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world historyLays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible languageSupplementary material for instructors and students available at


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 248 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humamities
  • ISBN: 9781405189958

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