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By Gerda Lerner Linda K. Kerber | Comments: ( 753 ) | Date: ( May 25, 2020 )

Lauded for its contribution to the theory and conceptualization of the field of women s history and for its sensitivity to the differences of class, ethnicity, race, and culture among women, The Majority Finds Its Past became a classic volume in women s history following its publication in 1979 This edition includes a foreword by Linda K Kerber, introducing a new generatLauded for its contribution to the theory and conceptualization of the field of women s history and for its sensitivity to the differences of class, ethnicity, race, and culture among women, The Majority Finds Its Past became a classic volume in women s history following its publication in 1979 This edition includes a foreword by Linda K Kerber, introducing a new generation of readers to Gerda Lerner s considerable body of work and highlighting the importance of the essays in this collection to the development of the field that Lerner helped establish.


  • Title: The Majority Finds Its Past: Placing Women in History
  • Author: Gerda Lerner Linda K. Kerber
  • ISBN: 9780807856062
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Gerda Lerner Linda K. Kerber

Gerda Lerner April 30, 1920 January 2, 2013 was a historian, author and teacher She was a professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin Madison and a visiting scholar at Duke University.Lerner was one of the founders of the field of women s history, and was a former president of the Organization of American Historians She played a key role in the development of women s history curricula She taught what is considered to be the first women s history course in the world at the New School for Social Research in 1963 She was also involved in the development of similar programs at Long Island University 1965 1967 , at Sarah Lawrence College from 1968 to 1979 where she established the nation s first Women s History graduate program , at Columbia University where she was a co founder of the Seminar on Women , and since 1980 as Robinson Edwards Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison from



Comments The Majority Finds Its Past: Placing Women in History

  • Maya

    I'm a passionate feminist and an avid reader of feminist texts. I'll give almost anything a chance, even if I disagree with it.But this is actually the first feminist book that I have given up on. Gerda Lerner starts the book off with some shaky, incoherent historiography. Her analysis of just about everything is so lazy and superficial that one has to wonder how she ever became a historian in the first place.For example, she assumes that if women are working in a particular field at some point [...]


  • Michael

    I was a little surprised, as I went over this book in preparation for the review, how inspirational I found it. I'm not a Women's Historian, after all, not even a woman, so why should a group of "foundational" essays about Women's History matter to me? I think that this book represents something larger, in fact. I think what is inspiring about it is that it demonstrates the ability of an individual to change her world, just by being serious about what concerns her and working at it honestly and [...]


  • Ian

    There are no words for this amount of spice.Everyone who's anyone (sideslash has an opinion on gender roles) should read the essay "Just a Housewife".


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