Work was once deemed suitable for women only until they married. And it was not just men who thought that should be the case.
The women’s army, regarded as superior to its male counterpart, last saw action at Cana on 4 November 1892.
How did women experience warfare in early medieval Britain?
While science and medicine advance, myths around menstruation persist.
Women and the birth of England’s stock market.
The alternative paths towards happiness and fulfilment in the postwar period.
Breaking into the masculine public sphere of the interwar years.
The First World War offered new opportunities for enterprising female doctors.
History at the boundaries of gender.
Early modern historians, obsessed by widows and spinsters, have neglected the sexuality of other middle-aged women.