Included as part of the Library's recent Adam Matthew Digital acquisition, Defining Gender, 1450-1910 provides access to a wide selection of primary source material of a gendered perspective that is of potential interest to scholars in history, literature, sociology, education, and women's studies.
Major topics covered in this database include Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity and the Family, Consumption and Leisure, Education and Sensibility, and the Body.
Original source material is derived from over 20 British and European archives and includes ephemera, pamphlets, books, diaries, periodicals, and much more.
The collection also includes introductory essays by leading scholars that introduce the database's major themes and provide hyperlinks to the original source materials.
For more information, contact:
Liaison Librarian for Drama, Speech Communication, and Women's Studies