Harvey, Jessamy (2010) Holy girl power locally and globally: the Marian visions of Garabandal (Spain). In: Helgren, C. and Vasconcellos, C.A. (eds.) Girlhood: A Global History. Series in Childhood Studies. Biggleswade, UK: Rutgers University Press, pp. 179-194. ISBN 9780813547046.
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Book synopsis: Girlhood, interdisciplinary and global in source, scope, and methodology, examines the centrality of girlhood in shaping women’s lives. Scholars study how age and gender, along with a multitude of other identities, work together to influence the historical experience. Spanning a broad time frame from 1750 to the present, essays illuminate the various continuities and differences in girls’ lives across culture and region—girls on all continents except Antarctica are represented. Case studies and essays are arranged thematically to encourage comparisons between girls’ experiences in diverse locales, and to assess how girls were affected by historical developments such as colonialism, political repression, war, modernization, shifts in labor markets, migrations, and the rise of consumer culture.
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|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > Cultures and Languages|
|Date Deposited:||18 Mar 2011 11:48|
|Last Modified:||30 Oct 2014 10:55|
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