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Forthcoming Women's & Gender History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Women of Cairo: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    Scenes of Life in the Orient

    By Gerard De Nerval

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, first published in 1929, describes the trip to Egypt and other locations in the Ottoman Empire taken by French Romanticist Gerard de Nerval. The book focuses on both reinforcing and dispelling the old ways in which people saw the Orient, as well as...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sovereignty and Social Reform in India

    British Colonialism and the Campaign against Sati, 1830-1860

    By Andrea Major

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The British prohibition of sati (the funeral practice of widow immolation) in 1829 has been considered an archetypal example of colonial social reform. It was not the end of the story, however, as between 1830 and 1860, British East India Company officials engaged in a debate with the Indian rulers...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Divorce in Medieval England

    From One to Two Persons in Law

    By Sara M. Butler

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    Divorce in Medieval England is intended to reorient scholarly perceptions concerning divorce in the medieval period. Divorce, as we think of it today, is usually considered to be a modern invention. This book challenges that viewpoint, documenting the many and varied uses of divorce in the medieval...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. War, Women and Children in Ancient Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By John K. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    J.K. Evans’ pioneering work explores the profound changes in the social, economic and legal condition of Roman women, which, it is argued, were necessary consequences of two centuries of near-continuous warfare as Rome expanded from city-state to empire. Bridging the gap that has isolated the...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva, Raisa Maria Toivo

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This project is an attempt to challenge the canonical gender concept while trying to specify what gender was in the medieval and early modern world. Despite the emphasis on individual, identity and difference that past research claims, much of this history still focuses on hierarchical or...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spaces for Feeling

    Emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Spaces for Feeling explores how English and Scottish people experienced sociabilities and socialities from 1650 to 1850, and investigates their operation through emotional practices and particular spaces. The collection highlights the forms, practices, and memberships of these varied spaces for...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Covering societies from classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men, women, and gender roles when different cultural systems come into contact. This book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent...

    To Be Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina Migrant Entertainers

    By Sallie Yea

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

    African American Reform Rhetoric and the Rise of a Modern Nation State

    By Michael Stancliff

    A prominent early feminist, abolitionist, and civil rights advocate, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper wrote and spoke across genres and reform platforms during the turbulent second half of the nineteenth century. Her invention of a new commonplace language of moral character drew on the persuasive and...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. American Women during World War II

    An Encyclopedia

    By Doris Weatherford

    American Women during World War II documents the lives and stories of women who contributed directly to the war effort via official and semi-official military organizations, as well as the millions of women who worked in civilian defense industries, ranging from aircraft maintenance to...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge