Content Note: This article contains a description of a murder. In the late 1950s, Rhodesian settlers established Chiredzi, an agricultural town in Masvingo province in southeastern Zimbabwe to provide health, education, retail and entertainment services to the newly launched and expanding Hippo Valley sugar estates. In Chiredzi, seasonal African workers […]
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This virtual special issue of History Workshop Journal tells the histories of states in their interlocking national, international, local, and archival dimensions, and as political and legal contestations of sovereign power.
For the first fifty years of Irish independence, domestic violence was shrouded in secrecy and denial. Cara Diver explores how feminist reformers shattered the illusion that the home was always a site of safety for women and their children.
How does CN Lester’s ‘Trans Like Me’ offer radical new perspectives on the integral relationship between feminism and trans rights? Onni Gust investigates as part of HWO’s Remembering Stonewall feature.
Jared Davidson introduces Marcus Rediker’s carefully curated list of essential readings to develop a history from below.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?