Women of History

Blog URL:http://womenofhistory.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:women, history, biography, articles, news
Country:Australia

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have graced the pages of history, in addition to articles pertaining to history, and medieval and modern women.



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From Times - Mirror Now News:As a globally renowned professional historian, she has in recent years been the target of vicious right-wing trolls who are out to spread their own version of history. If it doesn't seem to overly bother her, it is b...

From NEWS dot com dot au:A SCIENTIFIC study claims to shed new light on the decades-long mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart.According to the New York Post, Richard Jantz, an emeritus anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee,...

Obit: Joan Bershas

on May 5, 2018

Obit by Anna Collins published in The Guardian:Of Russian and European Jewish heritage, Joan developed a strong sense of her identity as European rather than American, and at 18 she left the US to study medieval history at Newcastle University.

From Bryn Mawr College:In the summer of 2018, faculty from a number of institutions and disciplines will come together at Bryn Mawr for a week-long research session around the topic of “Women’s Bodies as Sites of Social Navigation: The Culti...

From Elle:Every morning, 28-year-old Officer Shamis Abdi Bile rises before dawn to make breakfast for her husband and three young children.She bustles around the house, fulfilling the traditional role of homemaker, something that is still expect...

From Sydney Morning Herald:Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, who has died aged 78, was a woman of indomitable energy who left her native Australia as a young reporter for the Murdoch press and ended up marrying Scotland’s premier duke. After her divo...

From Siberian Times:Kate Marsden travelled with the active support of both Queen Victoria of England and the Tsarina of Russia, Maria Fedorovna. Much later, after her return, her odyssey would be marred by sexual innuendo, yet this unfair accusa...