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Living with History / Making Social Change
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Living with History / Making Social Change

Gerda Lerner

Abstract

This book is in an autobiographical framework that spans the period from 1963 to the present. It encompasses theoretical writing and organizational work in transforming the history profession and in establishing Women's History as a mainstream field. Six of the twelve chapters are new, written especially for this volume; the others have previously appeared in small journals or were originally presented as talks, and have been revised for this book. Several chapters discuss feminist teaching and the problems of interpretation of autobiography and memoir for the reader and the historian. The boo ... More

Keywords: history profession, Women's History, feminist teaching, autobiography, memoir, history writing, aging

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780807832936
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807887868_lerner

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerda Lerner, author