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  1. Sacred to Female Patriotism

    Gender, Class, and Politics in Late Georgian Britain

    By Judith S. Lewis

    Missing from much of the scholarship on 18th century British politics is recognition of the extensive participation of aristocratic women. Fortunately, as a literate and self-conscious group, these women created and preserved vast manuscript collections now available to historians. In Sacred to...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe

    1500 - 1700

    By Penny Richards, Jessica Munns

    Series: Women And Men In History

    Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly,...

    Published May 8th 2003 by Routledge

  3. The Fourth Estate

    A History of Women in the Middle Ages, 2nd Edition

    By Shulamith Shahar

    Did women really constitute a `fourth estate' in medieval society and, if so, in what sense? In this wide-ranging study Shulamith Shahar considers this and the whole question of the varying attitudes to women and their status in western Europe between the twelfth and the fifteenth centuries....

    Published April 17th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Marie Antoinette

    Writings on the Body of a Queen

    Edited by Dena Goodman, Thomas E. Kaiser

    Marie-Antoinette is one of the most fascinating and controversial figures in all of French history. This volume explores the many struggles by various individuals and groups to put right Marie's identity, and it simultaneously links these struggles to larger destabilizations in social, political...

    Published March 7th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 6th 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2002 by Routledge