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”Ett genusperspektiv på historien förändrar den”: En historiografisk undersökning om drottning Kristina
Jönköping University.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
“A gender perspective on history changes its course/alters it” : A historiographical study of Queen Christina (English)
Abstract [en]

Queen Kristina of Sweden has throughout history often been portrayed as homosexual, promiscuous and hermaphroditic. This thesis is a historiographical study of the research made in the area during the 21st century, and analyzes five authors on the basis of Gender Theory. The concepts of gender, sexuality and political rule are central in the study. The results show that the authors who coincide with this theory advocate Kristina’s abnormality and all have strong connections in separating female and male and encourage a hierarchy between the sexes, whereas the authors who question this theory dissociate themselves from a heteronormative view of society. The final results show that it is erroneous that male authors comply with the gender theories while female authors question and dissuade them. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 42 p.
Keyword [sv]
genus, genusperspektiv, historia, drottning Kristina
National Category
Humanities History
URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-29242ISRN: JU-HLK-HIA-2-20160009OAI: diva2:898030
Subject / course
HLK, History
Available from: 2016-01-28 Created: 2016-01-27 Last updated: 2016-01-28Bibliographically approved

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