Posts in category: Women In History
By Janine Tucker, Maryalice Yakutchik
Women’s lacrosse is likely one of the fastest-growing activities within the usa. As stick expertise advances, athleticism raises, and principles and laws adapt, even the main skilled gamers and coaches have to hold present on all elements of the sport. Janine Tucker, head women’s lacrosse trainer at Johns Hopkins college, and Maryalice Yakutchik, a author and previous lacrosse participant, the following offer the last word advisor to women’s lacrosse.
Each bankruptcy offers an in depth rationalization of a particular ability or procedure, illustrated with easy-to-read tutorial diagrams and pictures. trainer Tucker starts with lacrosse survival skills―throwing, catching, cradling, and scooping flooring balls―and then strikes directly to extra complicated ideas, similar to distinctive checking, speedy footwork, right stick and physique place, misleading capturing, and quickly dodges. Chapters on state of the art offensive and protecting approach and on really good abilities, akin to goal-tending and the draw, gets any staff able to hit the field.
Fully up to date, this version contains* specific ability guideline* Drill feedback during the e-book* New principles concerning the heart draw and operating throughout the crease for younger ladies who are looking to play on the university point, the concluding bankruptcy on recruiting bargains a timeline; testimony from gamers, mom and dad, and school coaches who've been throughout the technique; and a pattern résumé. Highlighting the most up-tp-date innovations and strategies within the video game this day, Women's Lacrosse is a finished tutorial advisor for coaches and gamers in any respect levels.
By Joan Marie Johnson
Joan Marie Johnson investigates how the will to create a particular southern id prompted black and white clubwomen on the flip of the 20 th century and stimulated their participation in efforts at social reform. frequently doing related paintings for various purposes, either teams emphasised historical past, reminiscence, and education.
By Elizabeth Wayland Barber
"A interesting historical past of . . . [a craft] that preceded and made attainable civilization itself." ―New York occasions ebook Review
New discoveries in regards to the cloth arts display women's all at once influential position in old societies.
Twenty thousand years in the past, girls have been making and donning the 1st garments made from spun fibers. actually, correct as much as the economic Revolution the fiber arts have been a major monetary strength, belonging basically to women.
regardless of the good toil required in making textile and garments, such a lot books on old heritage and economics haven't any info on them. a lot of this hole effects from the intense perishability of what ladies produced, however it turns out transparent that earlier descriptions of prehistoric and early old cultures have passed over almost part the picture.
Elizabeth Wayland Barber has drawn from facts amassed by means of the main refined new archaeological methods―methods she herself helped to style. In a "brilliantly unique e-book" (Katha Pollitt, Washington put up e-book World), she argues that ladies have been a robust financial strength within the historic global, with their very own undefined: fabric.
Those essays replicate the complexity and richness of present scholarship in women's background. educated by means of a number of resource fabrics and methodologies, the 10 chapters holiday down a generalized build of "womanhood" to discover the dynamics among gender, race, ethnicity, and class.
The first part of the publication makes a speciality of women's paintings, paid and unpaid, and the results of sophistication, ethnicity, and gender at the constitution of the task marketplace and on energy family members in the relatives. the second one part revisits the idea that of "sisterhood" through taking a look at ladies on the subject of their households, social and cultural networks, and civic and personal associations. The editor's advent units the essays within the present historiographical context of women's experiences and offers a bibliographical essay for the nonspecialist reader.
By Grace Porter Miller
The memoir of Grace Porter Miller, one of many 300,000 American girls who fought in global warfare II. After becoming a member of the Women's military Auxiliary Corps, Porter used to be assigned to forces in England, the place she served as a cryptographic technician close to front strains of strive against.
By Stephanie Urdang
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By Anthony F. Mangieri
The Trojan battle starts off and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The ugly killing of a girl should have captivated old humans as the delusion of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully within the arts of historic Greece and Rome. such a lot students agree that the Greeks and Romans didn't perform human sacrifice, so why then do the myths of virgin sacrifice seem again and again in artwork and literature for over a millennium? Virgin Sacrifice in Classical paintings: ladies, employer, and the Trojan War seeks to respond to this question.
This publication tells the tales of the sacrificial maidens to be able to support the reader observe the meanings certain up in those myths for historic humans. In exploring the representations of Iphigeneia and Polyxena in Greek, Etruscan, and Roman artwork, this ebook deals a broader cultural heritage that finds what humans within the old international have been looking in those tales. the result's an interdisciplinary learn that provides new interpretations at the that means of the sacrificial virgin as a cultural and ideological development. this is often the 1st book-length learn of virgin sacrifice in old paintings and the 1st to supply an interpretive framework in which to appreciate its imagery.
Whether faith reinforces girl oppression or offers possibilities for girls, or a mix of either, relies on time, position and condition. This publication seeks to contextualize women's roles inside their spiritual traditions instead of throughout the lens of a dominant tradition. This ebook offers a entire survey of ladies in Muslim, Jewish and Christian groups within the heart East over the past centuries. The authors ponder women's outlined roles inside those non secular groups, and discover how girls themselves advance and follow their very own ideas inside spiritual societies. A wide-ranging account, the essays draw on case reports from Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine and Lebanon due to the fact 1800.
Boudica, or Boadicea, queen of the Iceni, led a recognized rebel opposed to Roman rule in Britain in advert 60, sacking London, Colchester and St Albans and throwing the province into chaos. even though then defeated via the governor, Suetonius Paulinus, her uprising despatched a surprise wave around the empire. Who used to be this girl who defied Rome? Boudica: Iron Age Warrior Queen is an account of what we all know concerning the actual lady, from classical literature, written for the intake of readers in Rome, and from the archaeological proof. It additionally lines her striking posthumous profession because the earliest recognized lady in British historical past. because the Renaissance she has been noticeable as harridan, patriot, freedom fighter and feminist, written approximately in performs and novels, painted and sculpted, and recruited to many factors. She is still a sad, but inspirational, determine of endless interest.
Gender in Transition recounts the innumerable ways that this drama performed out in German-speaking Europe in the course of the transitional interval among 1750 and 1830. A forged of complete students research the impression of gender in different geographical regions of German lifestyles, together with legislations, city politics, marriage, faith, literature, typical technological know-how, type, and private relationships.
“Gender in Transition highlights the most important function performed by means of advancements in German-speaking parts to the production of the ‘modern’ gender process. It provides the stimulating learn of students on either side of the Atlantic, a few of whose paintings has no longer been greatly to be had in English, and demonstrates the interconnectedness of fabric and cultural transformations.”
—Merry Wiesner-Hanks, writer of Women and Gender in Early smooth Europe
"This quantity fills a long-standing hole in gender heritage of the 18th and early nineteenth century in German-speaking Europe. Its interdisciplinary views shed new gentle at the discourses and practices of gender in a interval during which the various pillars of German ‘modernity’ have been formed—states, civil society, and public sphere. This e-book will fast locate its position on analyzing lists for classes in either gender historical past and historical past of German-speaking Europe for either the early sleek and sleek periods."
—Kathleen Canning, Professor of historical past, collage of Michigan
Ulrike Gleixner is Privatdozentin, division of background, Technical college Berlin.