Women in History or Women’s History? – Alma Boykin

I’m just going to leave this here….

According To Hoyt

*ARGH.  If you’re looking for the writing post, it’s not here.  I posted it here by mistake.  Kindly go over to Mad Genius Club.*

Women in History or Women’s History? – Alma Boykin

They’re different. The End.

Ow! [Rubs spot where blog owner poked her.] Oh, you wanted details? Sorry, OK. Gotcha. This will gloss over a lot of details and academic points, OK? Right, onwards and odd-wards we go.

In the beginning there was no such thing as Women’s History. This is not to say that women never played a role in history, or that women were not important during that ever-lengthening period we call “history.” But the first people to write down accounts of past events focused on what they thought were the big, important things, such as wars, treaties, the rise and fall of dynasties and governments (often the same thing). Because men played the largest…

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