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  1. The End of Manhood

    Parables on Sex and Selfhood, 2nd Edition

    By John Stoltenberg

    In this practical follow up to Refusing to be a Man, John Stoltenberg uses a combination of case studies, autobiography, checklists and discussion points, to speak directly to men about how the social construction of manhood operates in everyday relationships and to show how these same dynamics...

    Published December 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  2. Remembering Conquest

    Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence

    By Nantawan B Lewis

    Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence addresses the issue of sexual violence against women from feminist and womanist theological perspectives. Taken from proceedings of a panel discussion at the 1998 annual meeting of the American...

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Women's Worlds in Seventeenth Century England

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing

    Womens Worlds in England presents a unique collection of source materials on womens lives in sixteenth and seventeenth century England. The book introduces a wonderfully diverse group of women and a series of voices that have rarely been heard in history, from Deborah Brackley, a poor Devon servant...

    Published November 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  4. War Plays by Women

    An International Anthology

    By Agnes Cardinal, Elaine Turner, Claire M. Tylee

    This anthology consists of ten plays from countries involved in the First World War, including plays from Germany and France never before available in translation. Representing a range of dramatic forms, from radio play to street-epic, from comic sketch to musical, this anthology includes plays...

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Over the Threshold

    Intimate Violence in Early America

    Edited by Christine Daniels, Michael V. Kennedy

    Over the Threshold is the first in-depth work to explore the topic of intimate violence in the American colonies and the early Republic. The essays examine domestic violence in both urban and frontier environments, between husbands and wives, parents and children, and masters and slaves. This...

    Published August 16th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990 is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present, focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural, and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines: * the roles,...

    Published August 4th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Imperial Women in Byzantium 1025-1204

    Power, Patronage and Ideology

    By Barbara Hill

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This book will be essential reading for anyone studying Byzantine history in this period. It ranges in time from the death of the emperor Basil II in 1025 to the sacking of the city of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusaders in 1204, spanning the rise and fall of the successful Komnenos dynasty....

    Published August 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 1999 by Routledge

  10. 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