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 issues * Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world history * Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language * Supplementary 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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