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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Within Her Power

    Propertied Women in Colonial Virginia

    By Linda Sturtz

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    This is an engaging and comprehensive study of property-owning women in the colony of Tidewater, VA during the 17th & 18th centuries. It examines the social restrictions on women's behaviour and speech, opportunities and difficulties these women encountered in the legal system, the economic and...

    Published May 30th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2001 by Routledge

  9. 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 6th 2001 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2001 by Routledge