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  • 42 | 2015
    Age and Sex
    Cover – Clio no. 42 | 2015,

    Sexuality is age-related, as we are reminded by legal regulations, medical categories and literary and artistic production. Through articles concerned with such topics as eroticism in Archaic Greece, the medical invention of menopause in modern times, debates in the 1970s about the sexuality of minors, and homo-eroticism in post-Maoist China, this issue demonstrates how age- and sexuality-related norms contribute differently in every historical period to the definition and(...)

  • 41 | 2015
    “Real Socialism” and the Challenge of Gender
    Cover – Clio no. 41 | 2015, “Real Socialism and the Challenge of Gender”

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, people have rather forgotten how women and men lived in the countries governed by Communist parties, often described as countries under “real socialism”. This issue, which contains articles on the former USSR, Mongolia, various European states after 1945, China and Cuba, seeks to respond to two questions: how, and to what extent, did socialism, theoretically committed to an egalitarian Utopia, modify gender relations? And what might a gen(...)

  • 40 | 2014
    Making Gender with Things
    Cover – Clio no. 40 | 2014, “Making Gender with Things”

    What do objects have to teach historians who seek to understand better the workings of gender? This issue of Clio HGF « Making Gender with Things » attempts to answer this question. Focusing on the specificity of material culture from biblical times to the present, the contributors analyze political handkerchiefs, soldiers’ uniforms, jewelry, advertising games, dishes, and fragments of fabric and pottery. Some authors work from the objects themselves, others approach them (...)

  • 39 | 2014
    Gendered laws of war
    Cover – Clio no. 39 | 2014, “Gendered laws of war”

    1914-2014 : in this centenary year, Clio, Femmes, Genre, Histoire focuses on other conflicts. Since the late 20th century, the study of conflict has been revitalized by new approaches : on one hand, anthropological analysis of the phenomenon of war, with special attention to private life, on the other a new focus on what happens as a war comes to an end. Moreover the war in former Yugoslavia, and the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda have led to the setting up of internatio(...)

  • 38 | 2013
    Working Women, Working Men
    Cover – Clio no. 38 | 2013, “Working Women, Working Men”

    This issue of Clio aims to give visibility to the women and men who have become invisible during the de-industrialization of the West. By reintroducing the dimension of gender to a history of industrialization on a global scale, it draws attention not only to the double domination undergone by female workers, both as wage-earners and as women, but also to their practical actions in the « arts of resistance », as well as to mutations in the forms of working class masculinit(...)

  • 37 | 2013
    When Medicine Meets Gender
    Cover – Clio no. 37 | 2013, “When Medicine Meets Gender”

    How has medicine contributed to shape bodies, from Antiquity to the present day? Can it be said that illnesses such as cancer, have a gender? When English women were banished to mental asylums in the nineteenth century, how did they rebel? Are our ideas about hormones and the menopause gender-related? In this issue of Clio, we discover a new history of the practice and discourse of medicine.

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