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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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Joanne McEwan delves into legal responses to wife beating in eighteenth-century England, and its resonance with contemporary discourses. Between 1731 and 1735, Thomasin Wheeler appeared before Hackney... read more »

Damn Rebel Bitches

4 December 2016
Passionate about all things beauty, feminism and film, Molly Sheridan is an active feminist with a particular interest in how women and race is represented within the beauty and fashion industry. Work... read more »
Have fun over the holidays with Suffrage Wagon News Channel on Vimeo. We’re taking the next week seriously by reaching out and making sure you know that the Inez Milholland presidential cit... read more »
VIDA’s 16 days against gender violence series continues with Dianne Hall discussing how gendered familial roles in early modern Europe institutionalised family violence and influe... read more »
Kim Rubenstein is a Professor in the ANU College of Law and a Public Policy Fellow at the Australian National University. Kim is the Principal Investigator on the Trailblazing Women and the Law Projec... read more »
One of the lesser talked about Americans who married into a royal family is Lee Radziwill, who is the younger sister of former First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy and therefore, sister... read more »
Last month I wrote about the discovery in my neighbourhood of extensive food storage pits of late 18th century origin that had once belonged to the large pā, or fortified village, above the shore... read more »

VAP: Dominican University

2 December 2016
Dominican University, History Visiting Faculty, History: expertise in Europe since 1500   Institution Type: College / University Location: Illinois, United States Position: Non-Tenure Track Facul... read more »

Putting Down Rebels

2 December 2016
The first ten issues of the Rebels comic book have been collected in a single volume from Dark Horse. The series was conceived and scripted by Brian Wood on the model of his Northlanders series about... read more »
For the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, Lisa Durnian examines patricide prosecutions where children killed their mothers’ abusers, demonstrating how it is not just the immediate vic... read more »

Domestic Magic

2 December 2016
Kirsty Logan is the author of short story collection The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales (Salt, 2014), which was awarded the Polari First Book Prize and the Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Colle... read more »
The future Maria II of Portugal was born on 4 April 1819 as the daughter of Pedro I of Brazil and IV of Portugal and Maria Leopoldina of Austria. She was the eldest of 7 siblings a... read more »

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WHC uses RSS feeds to find content: it aggregates blogs dedicated to (or primarily focused on) women's and/or gender history as well as some more general blogs that have significant women's history coverage.

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