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  1. International Woman Suffrage

    Ius Suffragii 1913-1920

    Edited by Sybil Oldfield

    Series: History of Feminism

    An indispensable reference and research resource, International Woman Suffrage (originally Ius Suffragii) was the monthly periodical of the early twentieth-century worldwide women's movement. Its function was to inform women working for equal citizenship in one part of the world about the...

    Published December 25th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Ladies' Dispensatory

    Edited by Carey Balaban, Jonathan Erlen, Richard Sederits

    Leonard Sowerby's self-healing manual for women, The Ladies' Dispensatory, emerged in England in 1652 amidst an abundance of medical self-help books for the lay citizen. Written for both the common patient and the amateur health provider, these manuals of home remedies provided their readers with a...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Women in Medieval Europe


    By Jennifer Ward

    Women in Medieval Europe were expected to be submissive, but such a broad picture ignores great areas of female experience. Between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, women are found in the workplace as well as the home, and some women were numbered among the key rulers, saints and mystics of...

    Published September 29th 2002 by Routledge

  4. A Convent Tale

    A Century of Sisterhood in Spanish Milan

    By P. Renee Baernstein

    Power often operates in strange and surprising ways. With A Convent Tale, Renee Baernstein uncovers some of the nuanced methods cloistered women devised to exert their agency. In the tradition of Simon Schama and Steven Ozment, Baernstein uses the compelling story of a single clan, the Sfondrati,...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Women's Work is Never Done

    Comparative Studies in Care-Giving, Employment, and Social Policy Reform

    Edited by Sylvia Bashevkin

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Women and the Family in Chinese History

    By Patricia Ebrey

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    This is a collection of essays by one of the leading scholars of Chinese history, Patricia Buckley. In the essays she has selected for this fascinating volume, Professor Ebrey explores features of the Chinese family, gender and kinship systems as practices and ideas intimately connected to history...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Women and the First World War

    By Susan R. Grayzel

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The First World War was the first modern, total war, one requiring the mobilisation of both civilians and combatants. Particularly in Europe, the main theatre of the conflict, this war demanded the active participation of both men and women. Women and the First World War provides an introduction to...

    Published August 26th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Family Fortunes

    Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780–1850, 2nd Edition

    By Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall

    Family Fortunes has become a seminal text in class and gender history. Published to wide critical acclaim in 1987, its influence in the field continues to be extensive. It has cast new light on the perception of middle-class society and gender relations between 1780 and 1850. This revised edition...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Emmeline Pankhurst

    By Paula Bartley

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    In this well-structured, fluent and lively account, Paula Bartley uses new archival material to assess whether Pankhurst should be seen as a heroine or a tyrant, a conservative or a progressive. Emmeline Pankhurst was the most prominent campaigner for the women's right to vote and was transformed...

    Published July 24th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Making of Modern Woman

    By Lynn Abrams

    Series: Longman History of European Women

    Modern woman was made between the French Revolution and the end of the First World War. In this time, the women of Europe crafted new ideas about their sexuaity, motherhood, the home, the politics of femininity, and their working roles. They faced challenges about what a woman should be and how she...

    Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge