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Gerda Lerner µ 3 read read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB µ Gerda Lerner Why History Matters Life and Thought review É eBook or Kindle ePUB S are divided into three sections each widely different from the others each revelatory of Lerner as a woman and a feminist We read first of Lerner's coming to consciousness as a Jewish woman There are moving accounts of her early life as a refugee in America her return to Austria fifty years after fleeing the Nazis to discover a nation remarkable both for the absence of Jews and for the anti Semitism just below the surface her slow assimilation into American life and her decision to be a historian If the first section is personal the second focuses on professional concerns Included here is a fascinating essay on nonviolent resistance tracing the idea from the uakers such as Mary Dyer to abolitionists such as Theodore Dwight Weld the most mobbed man in America to Thoreau's essay Civil Disobedience then across the sea to Tolstoy and Gandhi before finally returning to America during the civil rights movement of the 1950s There are insightful essays on A In my first week of classes we learned about some of the first euro theories of psychoanalysis Freud n at Then they mentioned that we should keep in mind these people s context because it influenced how they formulated their theories And after a few sentences that was itI understand that I am not around historians any but my brain is still in that mode You gotta take the next step after you clarify the context Does knowing their context make us use their theory differently We must talk about thisGerda Lerner would want to know So I don t think its an accident that I happened to glance down at a bookshelf as I was distressed and walking through the library to see this book It felt like running into an old friend who lives in your city and who you ve forgotten lives in your city And then they remind you of something that used to be important to you and you realize it still is

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Gerda Lerner µ 3 read read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB µ Gerda Lerner Why History Matters Life and Thought review É eBook or Kindle ePUB Merican Values and on the tremendous advances women have made in the twentieth century as well as Lerner's presidential address to the Organization of American Historians which outlines the contributions of women to the field of history and the growing importance of women as a subject of history The highlight of the final section of the book is Lerner's bold and innovative look at the issues of class and race as they relate to women an essay that distills her thinking on these difficult subjects and offers a coherent conceptual framework that will prove of lasting interest to historians and intellectuals A major figure in women's studies and long term activist for women's issues a founding member of NOW and a past president of the Organization of American Historians Gerda Lerner is a pioneer in the field of Women's History and one of its leading practitioners Why History Matters is the summation of the work and thinking of this distinguished historian Definitely a must read for everyone today as it coolly with a historical perspective delineates the surgence of oppression and the hierarchical construction of society Of course the latest innovations in gender and race theory are adeuately applied but they are no longer the latest at least for gender In any case the third part of the book is sometimes repetitive I guess it deserves repeating but mostly a good sum up of what must be the new liberal ideology

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Gerda Lerner µ 3 read read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB µ Gerda Lerner Why History Matters Life and Thought review É eBook or Kindle ePUB All human beings are practicing historians writes Gerda Lerner We live our lives; we tell our stories It is as natural as breathing It is as important as breathing too History shapes our self definition and our relationship to community; it locates us in time and place and helps to give meaning to our lives History can be the vital thread that holds a nation together as demonstrated most strikingly in the case of Jewish history Conversely for women who have lived in a world in which they apparently had no history its absence can be devastating In Why History Matters Lerner brings together her thinking and research of the last sixteen years combining personal reminiscences with innovative theory that illuminate the importance of history and the vital role women have played in it Why History Matters contains some of the most significant thinking and writing on history that Lerner has done in her entire career a summation of her life and work The chapter Lerner makes this book uite interesting by linking stories of her own life with important issues to historians that the non historians may find incredibly fascinating thus making the book very readable and interesting She explains her reasons for exploring her interest in history and deconstructs race gender and ethnicity and their relation to economic status as rooted in social construction She tells some interesting lesser known tales of history left out of the accepted historical record offer support to her ideas of gender race and ethnicity It is a semi autobiographical work and expresses the good and the bad of what she has been faced with in her career You come away admiring Lerner and learning why history matters to Lerner personally and why it should matter to us all It is a great read for those who want to read historical documents comprehensive histories and popular histories in a critical fashion But it is also an interesting book based upon the its autobiographical nature I wish people would read this book apparently I am the first to review it

  • Paperback
  • 272
  • Why History Matters Life and Thought
  • Gerda Lerner
  • English
  • 12 December 2020
  • 9780195122893