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  • 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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