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auswhn.org.au - The Australian Women’s History Network is excited to announce its new social media initiative: a blog about the research and practice of feminist history. Expected to go live on the AWHN website in...

St. Helena: Empress and beloved mother of Constantine I

thehistoryofthebyzantineempire.com - St.Helena is a revered saint amongst Christians around the world, particular the orthodox community, for her tireless work with the poor and her contributions to the early church. Though, before sh...

A Childless Historian of Children: The Choice Not to Parent

Shared by Laura Ansley

nursingclio.org - I am a historian of women, sexuality, medicine, and childhood. As I write my dissertation on the history of sex education in Progressive Era America, I am constantly thinking about parenthood, fami...

Another White Man Tries to Stop Harriet Tubman

Shared by Wikipatia

theatlantic.com - Here's what's really happening: This is liberal activism on the part of the president that's trying to identify people by categories, and he's divided us on the lines of groups .... This is a divis...

The Lost History: Help Us Find the Declaration of Sentiments

whitehouse.gov - Ferriero and his team asked around, and learned that it isn’t in the Archives’ holdings — the team contacted various experts and learned that the original Seneca Falls Declaration has not been foun...

Amélie of Orléans, Queen of Portugal

unofficialroyalty.com - Princess Amélie of Orléans was the Queen Consort of King Carlos I of Portugal. She was born Marie Amélie Louise Hélène d’Orléans on September 28, 1865, the eldest of eight children of Prince Philip...

Book Review: “Golden Age Ladies” by Sylvia Barbara Soberton

flhwnotesandreviews.com - The subtitle of this book is “Women Who Shaped the Courts of Henry VIII and Francis I”. Since I’m interested in women and Tudor and French history, I had to read it! England and France have a signi...

The History Girls: Sisi - The People's Princess? By Sue Purkiss

the-history-girls.blogspot.com - Sisi - The People's Princess? By Sue Purkiss If you spend a few days in Vienna, as we just have, you will soon realise how important a figure the Emperor Franz Joseph was. His name is linked to man...

Chick History

Chick History is a place to come together and (re)learn about all the cool things chicks have done that, like the dishes, otherwise might go unnoticed.

Editor's note

The Women’s History Weekly Digest is an e-newspaper published every Thursday. Content is from twitter contributors all over the world – from all time periods – using the #wmnhist hastag in their tweets with links. Find out the latest on Women’s History by subscribing to the newspaper. Want to contribute? Use #wmnhist in your tweets with links about Women’s History and your tweet will automatically be pulled into the weekly digest. It’s that easy!
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