Women's History
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Teaching 20th Century Women's History:
A Classroom Approach
by Ruth Tudor, Council of Europe Press, F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, 2000.

This guide for teachers of 14-18 year-olds emphasizes ways topics in European women's history can be used to integrate historical skills with knowledge. A wealth of practical suggestions appear including: the most useful themes in teaching European women's history; how to include women's history in assessment examinations; which aspects of women's history exist within current syllabus content and can be used in cross curriculum approaches; critical thinking questions that best enable students to explore women's history; activities comparing and contrasting the experiences of women in different political systems across Europe; a reading an activities based on the 20th century experiences of women in the Soviet Union, written by historian Elena Osolina.

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