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  1. Widowhood in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Sandra Cavallo, Lyndan Warner

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This new collection of essays brings together brand new research on widowhood in medieval and early modern Europe. The volume opens with an introductory chapter by the Editors which looks generally at the conditions and constructions of widowhood in this period. This is followed by a range of...

    Published July 27th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Women and the Second World War in France, 1939-1948

    Choices and Constraints

    By Hanna Diamond

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This is the first book (in either English or French) to offer readers an overview of women's experience of the Second World War and its immediate aftermath in France. It examines objectively the part that women played in both collaboration and resistance, synthesising much recent scholarship on the...

    Published July 26th 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 1999 by Routledge

  4. 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 20th 1999 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 1999 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 1st 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 1999 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 1999 by Routledge