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Feminist history, or history viewed from a female or feminine perspective. The word was coined by militant feminists in the US in 1970, although the standard word history is not, in fact, a compound of his + story but derives from the Greek and Latin historia, meaning narrative. See also political correctness, pseudomorpheme. herstorian n. A writer of herstory. [From her + story, intended to resemble history]

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