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  1. Irish Women's History Reader

    Edited by Alan Hayes, Diane Urquhart

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The Irish Women's History Reader is an exciting collection of essays revealing the tremendous diversity of women's experiences in Ireland's past. For the first time this unique book draws together key articles published in the fields of Irish women's history and women's studies over the past two...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  2. The Women's Suffrage Movement

    A Reference Guide 1866-1928

    By Elizabeth Crawford

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This widely acclaimed book has been described by History Today as a 'landmark in the study of the women's movement'. It is the only comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the women's movement. Drawing on national and local archival...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Women and Political Power

    Europe since 1945

    By Simon Henig

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    The advance of women through the political system has been one of the most significant developments of the second half of the twentieth century. For the first time we have seen women Prime Ministers and Presidents in Europe. Women and Political Power examines the extent of progress women have made...

    Published October 26th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand

    Edited by Ann Heilmann, Stephanie Forward, Ann Heilmann

    Series: History of Feminism

    Sarah Grand was one of the most prominent New Women of the 1890s and a notable social purity feminist and suffragist. This collection offers important insights into the full range of her journalistic output and lesser-known fictional writings. It also makes available biographical and...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Europe in the Eighteenth Century 1713-1789

    4th Edition

    By M.S. Anderson

    Series: General History of Europe

    For 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in Modern European History in departments of history. Also, higher level courses on enlightenment.This book provides a wide-ranging account and discussion of the history of Europe from 1713-1789. As well as political events, problems and institutions, it...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Women in Teacher Training Colleges, 1900-1960

    A Culture of Femininity

    By Elizabeth Edwards

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women in Teacher Training Colleges, 1900-1960 is an intricate and fascinating investigation of the lives and experiences of women in these important educational institutions of the early twentieth century. The book provides an overview of the historical context of the development of the colleges,...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Domestic Service and Gender, 1660-1750

    Life and work in the London household

    By Tim Meldrum

    Series: Women And Men In History

    In this exciting new study Tim Meldrum explores the "real lives" of domestic servants. From close examination of court records and other documentary evidence, he has reconstructed the lives of ordinary domestic servants in London. A revealing account of life below the stairs, the gendered nature of...

    Published August 10th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Global Feminisms Since 1945

    Edited by Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Feminisms Since 1945 is an innovative historical introduction to the issues of contemporary feminism, with a truly global perspective. It is a concise anthology considering the similarities and differences between feminisms in West and East, North and South, and highlighting class, racial,...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Women in British Public Life, 1914 - 50

    Gender, Power and Social Policy

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Women And Men In History

    An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role...

    Published May 15th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories

    Acts of Love and Courage

    By Rachel J Siegel, Ellen Cole, Susan Steinberg Oren

    Winner of the Women in Psychology Jewish Caucus Award for 2000!Jewish Mothers Tell Their Stories: Acts of Love and Courage contains touching and personal essays written by contemporary Jewish mothers from different parts of the globe. Their stories reveal the choices that Jewish mothers make in our...

    Published May 3rd 2000 by Routledge