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  1. The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Ellen Jordan

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil...

    Published May 26th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Gender And Crime In Modern Europe

    Edited by Meg Arnot, Cornelie Usborne

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume...

    Published May 19th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-Century London

    Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830

    By Tony Henderson

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This is the first full-length study of prostitution in London during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It is a compelling account, exposing the real lives of the capital's prostitutes, and also shedding light on London society as a whole, its policing systems and its attitudes towards...

    Published May 16th 1999 by Routledge

  4. English Masculinities, 1660-1800

    By Tim Hitchcock, Michelle Cohen

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This collection of specially commissioned essays provides the first social history of masculinity in the ‘long eighteenth century’. Drawing on diaries, court records and prescriptive literature, it explores the different identities of late Stuart and Georgian men. The heterosexual fop, the...

    Published April 20th 1999 by Routledge

  5. More than Munitions

    Women, Work and the Engineering Industries, 1900-1950

    By Clare Wightman

    Series: Women And Men In History

    Clare Wightman explores the key issue of gender in explaining the experience of men and women at work. She uses women's employment in the engineering industries between 1900 and 1950 to confront many of the contentious debates in women's history. She shows that the two World Wars did not produce...

    Published April 5th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Unyielding Spirits

    Black Women and Slavery in Early Canada and Jamaica

    By Maureen G. Elgersman

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Queer Sites

    Gay Urban Histories Since 1600

    Edited by David Higgs

    There are areas which can be described as gay space in that they have many lesbians and gays in the population. Queerspace: A History of Urban Sexuality, edited by David Higgs, offers a history of gay space in the major cities form the early modern period to the present. The book focuses on the...

    Published March 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  8. Women in Early American Religion, 1600-1850

    The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions

    By Marilyn J. Westerkamp

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    Women in Early American Religion, 1600-1850 explores the first two centuries of America's religious history, examining the relationship between the socio-political environment, gender, politics and religion Drawing its background from women's religious roles and experiences in England during the...

    Published March 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. Nature Displayed

    Gender, Science and Medicine 1760-1820

    By L.J. Jordanova

    A collection of essays - including 3 that have never been published before - by one of the leading figures in cultural history. Professor Jordanova examines and reinterprets the writings of eighteenth-century thinkers and, in the process, sheds light on contemporary views on issues such as...

    Published February 10th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Empire And Others

    British Encounters With Indigenous Peoples 1600-1850

    By Professor M Daunton, Rick Halpern

    Much has been written about the forging of a British identity in the 17th and 18th centuries, from the multiple kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. But the process also ran across the Irish sea and was played out in North America and the Caribbean. In the process, the indigenous peoples of...

    Published December 30th 1998 by Routledge