Bibliographic Details

Women past and present : biographic and multidisciplinary studies / edited by Maria Zina Gonçalves de Abreu and Steve Fleetwood.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
Description vii, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Language English
Subject Women -- History.
Women -- Social conditions.
Feminism -- History.
Women's rights.
Women's rights.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Abreu, Maria Zina Gonçalves de, 1947- editor of compilation.
Fleetwood, Steve, 1955- editor of compilation.
ISBN 9781443856799 (hbk.)
1443856797 (hbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Tracking Women's History, and Feminist and Gender Theories: An Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Female Intellectuality in Classical Antiquity: The Muses' Rhetoric and Silence
  • Chapter 3. A Woman's Revolution in Early Christianity?
  • Chapter 4. Teleology, Rhetoric and Early Modern Women's Writings: Towards a Different Reading of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz' The Athenagoric Letter
  • Chapter 5. Eliza Buckminster Lee's Delusion or the Witch of New England (1839): (Re)Memory of the Salem Witch Trials
  • Chapter 6. From the Angel in the House to the Babe in Total Control of Herself: A Critique of the Cultural Constructions of Female Power(lessness)
  • Chapter 7. Marginalised Women in Fiction and in Fact: Female Characters in the Victorian Era
  • Chapter 8. Agnes Slack and the Temperance Movement
  • Chapter 9. Maria Lamas: Insights on her Life and Writings
  • Chapter 10. Life in Movement: Words and Images in Travel through Asia and Europe during National-Socialism by Annemarie Schwarzenbach
  • Chapter 11. Empowering Indian Women: Education, a Vital Component
  • Chapter 12. Urfi Customary Marriage as an Expression of Women's Rebellion
  • Chapter 13. The Conflicted Self: (Re)fashioning the Woman in Communist Romania
  • Chapter 14. Tramps and Heroes... Models and Logics of Young Men's and Women's Relationship Discourses
  • Chapter 15. Epistemic Subjects and Situated Knowledges: Women, Feminists and Others
  • Chapter 16. Consent and the Epistemology of Ignoranee: Inequality and the Construction of the Female Body
  • Chapter 17. A Story of Gendered Inequality in Work
  • Chapter 18. Plastic Surgery and Its Representations in Cultural Texts: Challenging Modern Masculine Dichotomies
  • Chapter 19. Women between Mirrors: The Female Body and Sexuality in Portuguese Literature for Young Adults
  • Chapter 20. Female Voices in Cuban Blogosphere: Do they More than Just Support Change?
  • Chapter 21. Cuban Black Women: Identity, Racial Stereotype and Representation in the Media
  • Chapter 22. Roadblocks to Counter-trafficking: A Comparative Analysis of Vietnam, Ghana and Ukraine
  • Chapter 23. (In)visibility of Women in History: Women Like Us? From Visibility to Myth - Effective Strategy