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  1. 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 20th 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2001 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2001 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2001 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2000 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2000 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2000 by Routledge