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Routledge Reference celebrate International Women’s Day – take a look at our feminism titles!

8th March 2013 marks International Women’s Day. This global event celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

Every year, thousands of events are held across the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. Women from all over the world are connected through a diverse range of events, including political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events, as well as local activities such as women’s craft markets, theatrical performances, fashion parades and more!

In places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national vacation. The first International Women’s Day in 1911 was introduced as part of the campaign for women’s right to vote. Today, International Women’s Day honours the work of the Suffragettes, celebrates women’s successes and looks to address some of the inequalities that still exist around the world.

In 2013, Routledge Reference is adding to our already rich backlist of titles in the Major Works History of Feminism series.

The new collections publishing this year are introduced and edited by experts in the field, providing users with easy to access material that has previously been inaccessible or scattered across specialist books and journals.

Forthcoming titles from the History of Feminism series include the titles Girls’ School Stories, 1749 -1929 and Women, Beauty and Fashion.

Previous collections from this series have included works on female journalists, travel writing, cross dressing, suffrage and nineteenth-century education.

Our Routledge Library Editions program reissues books from the Routledge past. Collections are facsimile copies of books which have previously been published by any of the number of imprints associated with Routledge. Recent Routledge Library Editions include Feminist Theory, Women’s History and Women, Feminism and Literature.

These recent and upcoming publications from Routledge Reference span all aspects of women’s literature, gender and feminism through literary criticism and the work of women literary theorists.

If you would like to learn more about International Women's Day, visit their official homepage.

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  1. Girls’ School Stories, 1749–1929

    Edited by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith

    Series: History of Feminism

    As part of the ongoing project of retrieving women writers from the margins of literary and cultural history, scholars of literature, history, and gender studies are increasingly exploring and interrogating girls’ print culture. School stories, in particular, are generating substantial scholarly...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Women, Beauty, and Fashion

    Edited by Monika Pietrzak-Franger

    Series: History of Feminism

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until three months after publication.) Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse, the History of Feminism series makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of women’s and gender studies, women’s history,...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from The Liberation of Women to Feminists and State Welfare, from Married to the...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1928 and 1992, Routledge Library Editions: Women's History offers a selection of scholarship covering women's roles, gender battles, feminism and other issues through the ages. Topics include women in the World Wars, prostitution in Victorian...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1979 and 1994, Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature offers a selection of scholarship from a time of great change in feminist studies and literary studies. Topics cover all aspects of women's literature, gender and feminism...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge