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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Transgender Representations, Identities, and Communities

Jen Manion.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Gender and Sexuality. 10084 words.

Accounts of people who crossed genders, either temporarily or for a lifetime, are well known to historians. The emerging field of transgender studies has raised a new set of questions for...

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Women, Unfree Labor, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Marisa J. Fuentes.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Gender and Sexuality. 9798 words.

This chapter focuses on various and comparative experiences of different populations of women in unfree labor systems in the early modern Atlantic world, beginning with indigenous women in...

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Women, Gender, and American History

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor and Lisa G. Materson.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Women's and Gender History

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Gender and Sexuality. 7565 words.

This chapter analyzes the methods, sources, and relationship between women’s and gender history, arguing American women’s and gender history is its own interpretation of American history,...

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