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Book Reviews Gisela Bock, Geschlechtergeschichten der Neuzeit: Ideen, Politik, Praxis (Gender histories of the modern era: Ideas, politics, practice), Göt- tingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014, 400 pp., €64,99 (pb), ISBN 978-3525370339. Book Review by Johanna Gehmacher Vienna University, Austria Gisela Bock, emerita at the Free University Berlin, has been a researcher of great merit for women’s and gender history for more than thirty years. She has written a number of influential books, among which is her seminal study of forced sterilization in Nazi Germany and a comprehensive volume on women in European history since the Mid- dle Ages, which was soon translated into several languages. As a cofounder and board member of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History, she helped in building strong transnational ties for the new academic field. Bock has made highly relevant contributions to a variety of academic fields—her research interests range from the early modern era to the present, and she has tackled diverse issues such as the history of political thought and the history of the welfare state. It is very rewarding that Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht publishers have now brought out a comprehensive compilation of her work, reflecting the range of her career, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aspasia Berghahn Books

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Berghahn Books
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ISSN
1933-2882
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1933-2890
DOI
10.3167/asp.2016.100109
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Gisela Bock, Geschlechtergeschichten der Neuzeit: Ideen, Politik, Praxis (Gender histories of the modern era: Ideas, politics, practice), Göt- tingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014, 400 pp., €64,99 (pb), ISBN 978-3525370339. Book Review by Johanna Gehmacher Vienna University, Austria Gisela Bock, emerita at the Free University Berlin, has been a researcher of great merit for women’s and gender history for more than thirty years. She has written a number of influential books, among which is her seminal study of forced sterilization in Nazi Germany and a comprehensive volume on women in European history since the Mid- dle Ages, which was soon translated into several languages. As a cofounder and board member of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History, she helped in building strong transnational ties for the new academic field. Bock has made highly relevant contributions to a variety of academic fields—her research interests range from the early modern era to the present, and she has tackled diverse issues such as the history of political thought and the history of the welfare state. It is very rewarding that Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht publishers have now brought out a comprehensive compilation of her work, reflecting the range of her career, and

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Published: Mar 1, 2016

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