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  1. Re-presenting the Past

    Women and History

    By Ann-Marie Gallagher, Cathy Lubelska, Louise Ryan

    Feminist history continues to change the way history is written, and in doing so changes our view of the past. The authors of this collection explore how issues of sexuality, class, nationalism and colonialism informed the ways in which women were represented and continue to be represented in...

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  2. Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

    Edited by Debra Meyers, Susan Dinan

    This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era....

    Published July 27th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Lesbian Studies in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    By Alison Laurie

    Share the joys and struggles of lesbians in this bicultural nation!This powerful collection presents landmark original research into the history, literature, and sociology of lesbians in Aotearoa/New Zealand from that nation's best-known scholars and writers. A nation with two names, two distinct...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Lesbian History Sourcebook

    Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1780–1970

    By Alison Oram, Annmarie Turnbull

    This groundbreaking critical anthology gathers together a wide range of primary source material on lesbian lives in the past. The material here is drawn from a diverse range of sources, including court records, newspaper reports, literary sources, writings on lesbianism from psychologists, doctors,...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Women in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Social, Cultural and Political Change

    By Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

    Women's lives have changed dramatically over the course of the twentieth century: reduced fertility and the removal of formal barriers to their participation in education, work and public life are just some examples. At the same time, women are under-represented in many areas, are paid...

    Published June 19th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Transforming the Disciplines

    A Women's Studies Primer

    By Renee P Prys, Mary Jane Cherry, Susan Popham, Elizabeth L Macnabb

    A jargon-free, non-technical, and easily accessible introduction to women's studies!All too many students enter academia with the hazy idea that the field of women's studies is restricted to housework, birth control, and Susan B. Anthony. Their first encounter with a women's studies textbook is...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Make Love, Not War

    The Sexual Revolution: An Unfettered History

    By David Allyn

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 5th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Bewitching of Anne Gunter

    A Horrible and True Story of Deception, Witchcraft, Murder, and the King of England

    By James Sharpe

    In 1604, 20-year-old Anne Gunter was bewitched: she foamed at the mouth, contorted wildly in her bedchamber, went into trances. Her garters and bodices were perpetually unlacing themselves. Her signature symptom was to vomit pins and "she voided some pins downwards as well by her water or otherwise...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500

    By Lynn Botelho, Pat Thane

    Series: Women And Men In History

    Women have always made up the majority of older people: this examination of the lives of elderly women in Britain in the period 1500 to the present reveals attitudes towards the ageing process. It sheds light on household structures as well as wider issues - including the history of the family...

    Published January 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  10. Beauty and Business

    Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

    Edited by Philip Scranton

    Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture

    Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America....

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge