Estelle B. Freedman
Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History





Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation

(Harvard University Press, 2013)

News, reviews, and events

Darlene Clark Hine Award (Organization of American Historians), 2014; Emily Toth Award (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association), 2014; Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize (Western Association of Women Historians), 2014

Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America
co-authored with John D'Emilio

(Harper and Row, 1988; University of Chicago Press 1997, 2012)

Documenting Intimate Matters: Primary Sources for the a History of Sexuality in America

(University of Chicago Press, 2012)

My Desire for History: Essays on Gay, Community, and Labor History
by Allan Bérubé, edited with an introduction by John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman

(University of North Carolina Press, 2011)

The Essential Feminist Reader

(Modern Library, 2007)

Feminism, Sexuality, and Politics: Essays by Estelle B. Freedman

(University of North Carolina Press, 2006)

No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women

(Ballantine Books, 2002; Random House, 2003)

CHOICE magazine [American Library Association] selection for Best Academic Books of 2002. Library Journal Editor's Choice selection, Best Books for 2002.

The No Turning Back website

Maternal Justice: Miriam Van Waters and the Female Reform Tradition

(University of Chicago Press, 1996)

Their Sisters' Keepers: Women's Prison Reform in America, 1830-1930

(University of Michigan Press, 1981)

The Lesbian Issue: Essays From Signs
eds. Freedman, Gelpi, Johnson and Weston

(University of Chicago Press, 1985)

Victorian Women: A Documentary Account of Women's Lives in Nineteenth-Century England, France and the United States
eds. Hellerstein, Hume and Offen; associate eds. Freedman, Gelpi and Yalom

(Stanford University Press, 1981)


No Turning Back: The Book Site includes the current booktalk schedule, reviews, media coverage, an excerpt, and links for previewing and buying the book.

The companion No Turning Back: The Feminist Resource Site features links to the issues and organizations discussed in the book, and offers readers multiple ways to get involved with feminist movments around the world.

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