Whistling Women: A study of the Existence off Older Lesbians by Cheryl Claassen are the initial of your four titles I comprehend. Brand new name was good siren: Who will be whistling women? Claassen is a keen archeologist on Service out-of Anthropology in the Appalachian Condition College or university. Partly given that the lady prior to guides browsed gender within archeology and her interest in regendering history, We remaining wanting a statement on the why Whistling Women is actually very entitled. She kept me definitely reading and you may thinking. I happened to be aware of Barbara Holland’s (2002) historical account away from edgy ladies in They Went Whistling: Ladies Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and you may Renegades.