Wednesday, February 17, 2016

History of gender of historians

The Guardian publishes a symposium on men and women writing history, with contributions from more British historians than I have heard of, but also Mary Beard, Margaret MacMillan, Anthony Beevor, Antonia Fraser, David Kynaston, Amanda Foreman, Richard Evans, etc.

Mary Beard, whose SPQR I am now reading (but did not receive at Christmas because it was completely sold out) on being a woman historian and successful:
So how have those of us who have bucked the trend managed it?
I wish I knew.
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