Bonnie G. Smith, editor in chief
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History captures the experiences of women throughout world history in a comprehensive four-volume work. The Encyclopedia is comprised of both biographical entries and rich and detailed survey articles across a wealth of historical topics. In the past thirty years there has been an explosion of research and an effort to present the experiences and contributions of women not only in the Western world, but also across the globe. Historians have investigated women's daily lives in virtually every area and researched the leadership roles women have filled across time and region. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History illuminates how women worldwide have influenced and been influenced by historical, social, and demographic changes. Articles will cover: Biographies; Comparative Culture and Society; Geography and History; Institutions, Organizations, and Movements; Women's and Gender Studies, and World History.