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A woman in history, Eileen Power, 1889-1940

Author: Maxine Berg
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling 1996 intellectual biography of Eileen Power, a major British historian who once ranked alongside Tawney, Trevelyan and Toynbee.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Eileen Power; Eileen Power; Eileen Edna Power; Eileen Edna Power; Eileen Power
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Berg
ISBN: 0521402786 9780521402781 0521568528 9780521568524
OCLC Number: 32892275
Description: xv, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Family and friends; 3. Becoming a historian - Paris, London and Cambridge 1910-20; 4. Travelling east; 5. Women, peace and medieval people; 6. The LSE, economic history and the social sciences 1921-40; 7. Love, marriage and careers; 8. Eileen Power's medieval history; 9. World history and the end of the world; 10. Clio, a muse; Bibliography.
Other Titles: Woman in history
Responsibility: Maxine Berg.
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'This is a brilliant study of a remarkable woman. For those of us who knew Eileen Power it rings true as a sensitive evocation of a fascinating personality. Since Eileen Power touched the life of her Read more...

 
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