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The Diversification of History: New Victors Telling New Stories

The Diversification of History: New Victors Telling New Stories
In 1970, women rarely appeared as historians. They showed up even more rarely as subjects for historians: of the 117 books reviewed, only one had a woman’s name in the title, and none of the titles included the words “women,” “gender,” or “family.” Men’s names appeared in about one-third of the titles. In the 43 years since, the history profession has changed dramatically, leading to new avenues of historical exploration.
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