Was geography ever an exclusively male domain? This research shows that it was not. However, by examining further the extent to which women were included or excluded both from the halls of academia, geographical societies and field research, we can consider the discipline′s power relations and their implications for women in geography today.
1. Putting Women in their Place: Women in the Historiography of Geography.
2. Women and British Geographical Societies: Medals, Membership, Inclusion and Exclusion.
3. Marion Newbigin and the Liminal Role of the Geographical Editor: Hired Help or Disciplinary Gatekeeper?
4. Women Travellers: Inside or Outside the Canon?
5. Women in Geographical Education: Demand for Geography Teachers and Teaching by Example.
6. Diplomas, Degrees and Appointments: The First Generation of Women Geographers in Academia.
7. Fieldwork and War Work: Interwar University Geographers.
8. The War Years and Immediate Post–War Period.
9. University Expansion, Specialisation and Quantification: 1950 70.
10. Conclusion: Mapping the Hidden Women in British Geography 1900 70.