Engendering the Past, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2018, New Interpretations

Our first issue; New Interpretations, reflects some of our most distinguished research. In our individual fields of interest, we have used the analytical tools of gender, sexuality, and patriarchy to reinterpret the past.


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Foreword (i-ii)

Amanda Gavin, Youthful Transgressions: Same-Sex Male Sexuality and Hierarchies of Masculinity in Renaissance Italy (1-11)

Robyn Skelton, From ‘Romantic Friendships’ to Boston Marriages: Victorian Women in Same-Sex Unions (12-22)

Amy Watson, Masculinity, Public Order and Family: The Opprobrium and Legal Prohibitions  Directed Against Male Homosexuality in England, the United States and Russia c.1880-1960 (23-36)

Aine O’Malley, The Reconstruction of Masculinities from the Victorian and Edwardian Period into Interwar Britain (37-44)

Amber Stout, Contributions to the Rise of Man-Midwifery in Eighteenth-Century England (45-53)

Corinne Groeneveldt, Exploring the Origins and Survival of ‘Churching’ in England, and the Implications of This Practice for How the Historian Should Look Upon Religious Change and Secularisation (54-65)

Jessica Albrecht, Gendered Citizenship, Suffrage and Reproduction in the Writings and Lives of Nineteenth Century French Feminists Jeanne Deroin and Jenny P. d’Héricourt (66-77)

Anna McEwan, To What Extent Can Sex Be Described as a ‘Free Space’ for Women in the  East German Democratic Republic (GDR)? (78-88)


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