Explain the statement with reason.
Historical research was driven to focus in depth on various aspects of women’s life.
Points: - In the beginning, historiography was dominated by male point of view.
- French scholar Simone de Beauvior, helped in establishing the fundamentals of feminism.
- Feminist historiography emphasised not only on inclusion of women in history but also on rethinking of male dominated perspective.
- It drove historical research to focus in depth on various aspects ofwomen’s life such as their employment, their role in trade union; institutions working for their cause, their family life etc.
- In historical writings after 1990, women were portrayed as an independent social class.