Biography, Gender and History: Nordic Perspectives

Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir (Editor), Tiina Kinunnen (Editor), Maarit Läskela-Kärki (Editor), Birgitte Possing (Editor)

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Doing biography / Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir, Tiina Kinnunen, Maarit Leskelä-Kärki, page 7
How does one relate a complex life? Reflections on a polyphonic portrait of the minister and intellectual Bodil Koch (1903-1973) / Brigitte Possing, page 37
Biography as a way of challenging gender stereotypes : reflections on writing about the Swedish author and feminist Frida Stéenhoff (1865-1945) / Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, page 61
A biography of her own : the historical narrative and Sigríður Pálsdóttir (1809-1871) / Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir, page 81
Group biography as an approach to studying manhood and religion in late nineteenth-century Finland / Antti Harmainen, page 101
Love and emotions in the diplomatic world : the relationship between Bodil Begtrup's public and private lives, 1937-1956 / Kristine Kjærsgaard, page 121
'Fighting sisters' : a comparative biography of Ellen Key (1849-1926) and Alexandra Gripenberg (1857-1913) in the contested field of European feminisms / Tiina Kinnunen, page 143
Telling stories of gendered space and place : the political agency of the Swedish Communist Valborg Svensson (1903-1983) / Irene Andersson, page 165
Remembering mother : relations and memory in the biographical project on Minna Krohn (1841-1917) / Maarit Leskelä-Kärki, page 187
Coming together : early Finnish medical women and the multiple levels of historical biography / Heini Hakosalo, page 209
Bad girl biographies : child welfare documents as gendered biographies / Kaisa Vehkalahti, page 231
Afterword : future challenges / Tiina Kinnunen, Maarit Leskelä-Kärki, Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir, Brigitte Possing, page 251
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTurku
Publisherk&h, kultuurihistoria, Turun yliopisto, The University of Turku, Finland
Number of pages200
ISBN (Print)9512966778, 9789512966776
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2016
SeriesCultural History - Kulttuurihistoria

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