Women and the sea 2016
Women’s relationships with the sea have been intense and multi-form down through the years. They include remote myths and superstitions, and a range of sea-related activities. The role of women in the maritime economy has been most relevant, but the showcasing and acknowledgement of their work have been limited to only a few activities and archetypes. Until recently the predominant androcentric perspective of maritime studies has pushed women into a secondary role, characterising their functions as subaltern, mere appendages to those carried out by men.
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