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Gender and the Politics of History

Gender and the Politics of History
Author: Joan Wallach Scott
ISBN 13: 9780231118576
ISBN 10: 231118570
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1999-09-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 242
List Price: $30.00

The classic work, now with a preface and a new chapter reassessing the usefulness of the gender category. Scott, a renowned feminist historian, critiques women's history and gender inequality. Exploring topics ranging from language and gender to the politics of work and family, Gender and the Politics of History is a crucial interrogation of the uses of gender as a tool for cultural and historical analysis.

New York Times

A real tour de force.