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History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism (2008 Conference Panel)

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Katherine L. French
Ruth Mazo Karras
Pavla Miller
Julia Adams
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Panel discussion: Judith Bennett, History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism

(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)

Judith Bennett, Professor of History, History Department, University of Southern California. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Judith Bennett writes on medieval history, feminist history, and the history of women in late medieval England specifically. She has published extensively on peasant women, women's work, and never-married women. She has also published two textbooks, one a biography of a medieval peasant woman and the other a short history of the Middle Ages. Her most recent book (2006) offers an extended commentary on current practices in women's and gender history.

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Pavla Miller, Professor of Historical Sociology,
Global Studies, Social Science and Planning,
RMIT University, Melbourne, GPO Box 2476, Vic, Australia 3001
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Phone: 61 3 9489 4361 or 61 3 9925 8257
Fax: 61 3 9925 8266

Pavla Miller is Professor of Historical Sociology at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Her publications include Long Division: State Schooling in South Australian Society and Transformations of Patriarchy in the West, 1500-1900.  She has also published on demographic explanations of low fertility, and masters and servants legislation. She is currently working on a book provisionally titled Patriarchy: an eventful history of a concept,



 

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