New book in women's history:
Gendernye istorii Vostochnoy Evropy
(Gendered histories from Eastern Europe)
Elena Gapova, Al'mira Usmanova, Andrea Peto eds.
Language: Russian; 416pp.
Publisher: European Humanities University, Minsk
The volume comprises texts by 29 authors from 13 nations of Central
and Western Europe and USA and invokes that part of East European history which can be described as the history of personal as the political or the political as personal. The book's topics include:
oral history: memory, trauma, narrative;
imagined communitites: gender and nation;
the miserable and the powerless: practices of exclusion;
gender and law;
contemporary history of the gendered individual: rites of transition.
The book will be available in the US through East View Publications on the website.
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