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  1. Gender and the Historian

    By Johanna Alberti

    Series: Making History

    Why are most famous historians men? How have women changed the writing of history over the last decades? What lives and stories have been hidden from history? Until recently history was predominantly the domain of men. That men were the authors of our past meant that in many cases only half of the...

    Published January 15th 2002 by Routledge

  2. European Women's History Reader

    Edited by Christine Collette, Fiona Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The European Women's History Reader is a fascinating collection of seminal articles and extracts, exploring the social, economic, religious and political history of women across Europe since the late eighteenth century.This ambitious volume is arranged into four chronological sections all with...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Sexualities in History

    A Reader

    Edited by Kim M. Phillips, Barry Reay

    Over the past twenty years, historians have overturned nearly everything we once took for granted about human sexuality. Gender, sexual orientation, "deviance," and even the biology of sex have been unmasked for what they are-historically specific, culturally contested, and above all, unstable...

    Published November 7th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Women's Source Library

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    First published by Routledge Kegan & Paul 1986-1991, this new reprint collection makes available once again the most important primary sources from the Fawcett library in an accessible resource. The pamphlets and papers gathered here illustrate major debates on a range of issues including suffrage...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Women's Source Library

    First published by Routledge Kegan & Paul 1986-1991, this new reprint collection makes available once again the most important primary sources from the Fawcett library in an accessible resource. The pamphlets and papers gathered here illustrate major debates on a range of issues including suffrage...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Women in Nazi Germany

    By Jill Stephenson

    From images of jubilant mothers offering the Nazi salute, to Eva Braun and Magda Goebbels, women in Hitler’s Germany and their role as supporters and guarantors of the Third Reich continue to exert a particular fascination. This account moves away from the stereotypes to provide a more...

    Published October 5th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Women Workers and Gender Identities, 1835-1913

    The Cotton and Metal Industries in England

    By Carol E. Morgan

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women Workers and Gender Identities, 1835 - 1913 examines the experiences of women workers in the cotton and small metals industries and the discourses surrounding their labour. It demonstrates how ideas of womanhood often clashed with the harsh realities of working-class life that forced women...

    Published September 6th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Reform and Resistance

    Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court

    By Anne Meis Knupfer

    Examining the encounters between the girls and the new arm of the state in Cook County, Illinois, Anne Meis Knupfer illuminates the origin of American notions of gender and delinquency. Combining rigorous research with passionate writing, Reform and Resistance is a good story about bad girls....

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  9. In Their Time

    A History of Feminism in Western Society

    By Marlene LeGates

    Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Socialist Women

    Britain, 1880s to 1920s

    By June Hannam, Karen Hunt

    This fascinating new study examines the experiences of women involved in the socialist movement during its formative years in Britain and the active role they played in campaigning for the vote. By giving full attention to this much-neglected group of women, Socialist Women examines and challenges...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge