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Ruth Abrams

Ruth Abrams
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Ruth Abrams

Ruth Abrams is an assistant professor in the Women's Studies department at Pace University, where she works with young adults on
issues of gender, race and class.

Blog posts

Ronald Regan and Margaret Thatcher, 1987

Digging Up Women's Stories

By the time Ronald Reagan declared the first Women's History Month in March, 1987, I was a college junior. Women's history had already changed my life. In college I realized that women's history could do more than add an exceptional famous woman or two into the stories of famous men; asking about women could change the whole picture of history. Of course, it took me a little longer to realize just how many famous women's stories I didn't know.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ruth Abrams." (Viewed on October 20, 2018) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/ruth-abrams>.

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