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This weekend #historybooksbywomen has been ‘trending’. This is in response to the fact that many of the ‘history books of the year’ lists published in the broadsheets are dominated by male historians.
8 of 9 of the 'history books of the year' in today's Times, and 19 out of 21 of ditto in today's Telegraph, are by men. I'm not impressed.
— Lucy Worsley (@Lucy_Worsley) November 26, 2016
Here at WHS we all have plenty of recommendations for #historybooksbywomen including our own publications (click on image for details):
and those of our steering committee:
Recommendations from 2016 would have to include our very own Eilidh MacCrae’s Exercise in the Female Life Cycle in Britain, 1930-1970 and the second edition of Lynn Abrams’ Oral History Theory.
What are your recommendations?
- Out gallivanting – Larry Herman, Street Level Photoworks
- Out Gallivanting – Eilidh Macrae at the Netball Scotland Annual Conference
- WHS Annual Conference 2016- ‘Feminisms: Histories, Ideas & Practice’ – Report and Resources
- Less than two days to go – WHS Annual Conference – ‘Feminisms: Histories, Ideas and Practice’, Glasgow Women’s Library, Friday 9 September
- ***REGISTRATION OPEN*** WHS Annual Conference – ‘Feminisms: Histories, Ideas and Practice’, Glasgow Women’s Library, Friday 9 September
- A day of culture – Raymond Depardon and Women’s Peace Banners at GWL (18 June 2016)
- Our inspiration – Alison’s grandmother
- Call for Papers Annual Conference
- 40 years of Scottish Women’s Aid – Sarah Browne