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  1. Women in Nazi Society

    By Jill Stephenson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This fascinating book examines the position of women under the Nazis. The National Socialist movement was essentially male-dominated, with a fixed conception of the role women should play in society; while man was the warrior and breadwinner, woman was to be the homemaker and childbearer. The Nazi...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Girls Growing Up in Late Victorian and Edwardian England

    By Carol Dyhouse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Girls learn about "femininity" from childhood onwards, first through their relationships in the family, and later from their teachers and peers. Using sources which vary from diaries to Inspector’s reports, this book studies the socialization of middle- and working-class girls in late Victorian and...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Victorian Girl and the Feminine Ideal

    By Deborah Gorham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    In Victorian England, the perception of girlhood arose not in isolation, but as one manifestation of the prevailing conception of femininity. Examining the assumptions that underlay the education and upbringing of middle-class girls, this book is also a study of the learning of gender roles in...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women in Protest 1800-1850

    By Malcolm I. Thomis, Jennifer Grimmett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    There is still much uncertainty about the role of nineteenth-century British women in social and political protest. As politics was a man’s world virtually all official accounts and statistics of popular protest deal only with the men involved. It is well known that women participated in food riots...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914

    By Andrew Rosen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Feminists

    Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the world in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It deals not only with Britain and the United States but also with Australia, New...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Leninism, Stalinism, and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1920-1939

    By Sue Bruley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book offers a detailed examination of the interaction between socialism and feminism through the lens of one particular socialist organisation, the Communist Party of Great Britain, from its foundation in 1920 until the outbreak of the Second World War. The study of socialism and feminism in...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mothers in the Fatherland

    Women, the Family and Nazi Politics

    By Claudia Koonz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    From extensive research, including a remarkable interview with the unrepentant chief of Hitler’s Women’s Bureau, this book traces the roles played by women – as followers, victims and resisters – in the rise of Nazism. Originally publishing in 1987, it is an important contribution to the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Ends of History

    Victorians and "the Woman Question"

    By Christina Crosby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Why were the Victorians so passionate about "History"? How did this passion relate to another Victorian obsession – the "woman question"? In a brilliant and provocative study, Christina Crosby investigates the links between the Victorians’ fascination with "history" and with the nature of "...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women Workers in the First World War

    By Gail Braybon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Commentators writing soon after the outbreak of the First World War about the classic problems of women’s employment (low pay, lack of career structure, exclusion from "men’s jobs") frequently went on to say that the war had "changed all this", and that women’s position would never be the same...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge