Representations of Gender from Prehistory to the Present by Na Na


Representations of Gender from Prehistory to the Present by Na Na

Focusing primarily on visual forms of representation, but also including material on literary representation, this volume brings together studies as apparently disparate as the iconography of power in Mediterranean prehistory and clothing and cultural meaning in the First and Second World Wars. What draws these chapters together is the common focus on how the scholar of the twenty-first century can pursue the interpretation of past representational cultural production from a gendered perspective. The fruit of research by academics from the fields of archaeology, classics and ancient history, art history and social history, and from both sides of the Atlantic, this volume is a fascinating introduction to a developing field.

About the Author

Moira Donald is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter. Linda Hurcombe is Lecturer in Prehistory at the University of Exeter.

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271 pages


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Publication date

14th January 2014



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