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Forthcoming Women's & Gender History Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 41 forthcoming new books in the subject of Women's & Gender History — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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