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Women's and Gender History

Series Editor: June Purvis

Recent years have witnessed a variety of challenges to the legitimacy of women's history, ranging from the deconstructions of French theory to the advent of 'gender' studies with its post-feminist implications. This series aims to re-establish women's history and to continue to challenge the assumptions of much mainstream history.

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21-23 of 23 results in Women's and Gender History
  1. Policing Gender, Class And Family In Britain, 1800-1945

    By Linda Mahood

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This book is intended for undergraduate courses on modern British history, women's history, courses on family, sexuality and childhood. Women's studies, history of education, sociology....

    Published November 27th 1995 by Routledge

  2. No Distinction Of Sex?

    Women In British Universities, 1870-1939

    By Carol Dyhouse

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    In 1939 women represented nearly one quarter of the student population in British universities. Though tantamount to a "social revolution" in the eyes of many contemporaries, the process has recieved scant attention from historians. Whilst prejudice and hostility towards women lingered on in Oxford...

    Published June 29th 1995 by Routledge

  3. Women, Work And Sexual Politics In Eighteenth-Century England

    By Bridget Hill

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    The author offers a reassessment of how women's experience of work in 18th- century England was affected by industrialization and other elements of economic, social and technological change.; This study focuses on the household, the most important unit of production in the 18th century. Hill...

    Published December 16th 1993 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500
    Edited by Glenda Sluga, Carolyn James
    To Be Published June 25th 2015
  2. Women in Transnational History: Connecting the Local and the Global
    Edited by Clare Midgley, Alison Twells, Julie Carlier
    To Be Published March 15th 2016

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