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.
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?