In December 2008, the American Historical Review published a forum entitled ‘Revisiting “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis.”’1 In it, a number of historians of the United States, Latin America, Eastern Europe, medieval Europe, and China spoke about the impact Scott’s article had had on their own work on gender and that of their fields generally. The pieces testified to quite a bit of variety in the reception and usages of gender as an analytic category, but all of them acknowledged how important Scott’s theorizing had been for them and their sub-disciplines.
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- Conclusion: Where We Go From Here
Susan Kingsley Kent
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