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History's 'wonderful women'

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Do too many female historians avoid writing about male figures in favour of researching the lives of their wives, girlfriends and daughters? Historians Helen Rappaport and Lisa Hilton discuss whether women are guilty of "feminising" their subject and inflating the role of women in history.

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