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Forthcoming Women's & Gender History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gendering Spaces in European Towns, 1500-1914

    Edited by Elaine Chalus, Marjo Kaartinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Focusing on the transition from the modern to the early modern periods, this volume explores the role of gender in shaping the development of the European town. It examines how gender is both embedded in the built environment and reflected in the way that the built environment is experienced and...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women, Feminism, and the Law in Modern France

    Justice Redressed

    By Sara L. Kimble

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This volume explores how feminist legal thought and action had an important place in the broader landscape of women’s history, legal history, and the history of modern France. It systematically analyzes the collective activism of feminist lawyers during the first half of the twentieth century to...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash

    Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920

    By Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This book places the concept of shame within a historical context. It examines how this emotion was used by popular writers (especially female writers) in the widespread backlash against feminism at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century, in Britain, Ireland and Australia....

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Sara D. Luttfring

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This volume examines early modern representations of women’s reproductive knowledge through new readings of plays, monstrous birth pamphlets, medical treatises, court records, histories, and more, which are often interpreted as depicting female reproductive bodies as passive, silenced objects of...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Belle La Follette

    Progressive Era Reformer

    By Nancy C. Unger

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case La Follette as "probably the least known yet most influential of all the American women who have had to do with public affairs." A dedicated advocate for women's suffrage, peace, and other causes, she served as a key advisor to her husband, leading...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This volume brings historical analysis to bear on the issue of gender and the law, covering themes ranging from gender in the legal profession, family law, and the intersections of law, politics, and public policy, to provide a comprehensive overview of European women's legal history and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora

    History, Language, and Identity

    By Lean'tin Bracks

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing NIP

    Edited by Patricia D'Antonio, Julie A. Fairman, Jean C. Whelan

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! 2014 winner of the American Association for the History of Nursing’s Mary M. Roberts Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing! The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge