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Forthcoming Women's & Gender History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

    By Suzanne Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and...

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500

    Edited by Glenda Sluga, Carolyn James

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 explores the role of women as agents of diplomacy in the trans-Atlantic world since the early modern age. Despite increasing evidence of their involvement in political life across the centuries, the core historical narrative of international...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A History of Pregnancy in Christianity

    From Original Sin to Contemporary Abortion Debates

    By Anne Stensvold

    This book examines changing views of procreation and fetal development throughout the history of the Christian tradition. This is the first comprehensive study of cultural perceptions of pregnancy, an area of scholarship that been understudied in the past. Pregnancy holds a central place in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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