Women’s history experts needed to write reference volumes for high school students on up to the general public
Series: Women’s Roles through History
• Women’s Roles in Twentieth-Century Europe
• Women’s Roles in Islam
• Women’s Roles in Sub-Saharan Africa (post-ancient world)
• Women’s Roles in Asia (post-ancient world)
• Women’s Roles in Latin America and the Caribbean (post-ancient world)
100,000 words each; manuscript deadline of 14-16 month; series format to follow.
Europe volume: The volume will give a give a broad overview of women’s lives during the century, beginning with a lengthy historical introduction. The volume will provide a brief timeline of major events in that period and then a narrative with topical chapters will round out the coverage. Major topic areas will vary but will be along the lines of Family Life, Marriage and Childbearing, Religion, Public Life, Lives of Ordinary Women, Women and the Economy, Political Status, Legal Status, and Women in Literature (or other venues). Country/regional differences will be noted as necessary. Chronology. Bibliography. Glossary if appropriate. Index.
Africa, Asia, Islam, and Latin America and the Caribbean volumes:
Same as above in the main, with topical chapters that trace developments over time, with any specifics by country as needed
Authors must have Ph.D. and/or be independent scholars who are subject specialists and proven producers of pertinent book-length publications. Co-authoring is fine. These are not contributor volumes. Please send CV for consideration. Replies only to qualified candidates. This is an ongoing call until all volumes are signed. Thank you.
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)