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  1. The Men's Share?

    Masculinities, Male Support and Women's Suffrage in Britain, 1890-1920

    Edited by Claire Eustance, Prof Angela V John, Angela V. John

    The opposition of men to women's suffrage is well-known. However, men's support for women's suffrage is a neglected subject. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, over one thousand men were prepared to join societies and actively work for women's suffrage, whilst many other men...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women and Gender in Science and Technology

    Edited by Londa Schiebinger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Representations of Slave Women in Discourses on Slavery and Abolition, 1780–1838

    By Henrice Altink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts--motherhood, intimate relationships, and work--in both pro- and antislavery writings. Altink examines how British abolitionists and pro-slavery activists represented the slave women to their audiences and...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women and Marriage in Nineteenth-Century England

    By Mrs Joan Perkin, Joan Perkin

    The 'bonds of matrimony' describes with cruel precision the social and political status of married women in the nineteenth century. Women of all classes had only the most limited rights of possession in their own bodies and property yet, as this remarkable book shows, women of all classes found...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. We Are But Women

    Women in Ireland's History

    By Dr Roger Sawyer, Roger Sawyer

    We Are But Women sets the history of Irish women in the context of the broad sweep of Irish history, dealing even-handedly with the diverse traditions of unionism and nationalism. Through an examination of exemplar individuals and organisations, the book traces the growth of Irish awareness of such...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Women in Stuart England and America

    A Comparative Study

    By Roger Thompson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1974, this study offers valuable perspectives on the status and roles of women in Stuart England and in the newly settled colonies of North America, particularly Massachusetts and Virginia. Incorporating both new research on the subject, and the findings of other scholars on...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mary Wollstonecraft

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Janet Todd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    First published in 1976, this was the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of Mary Wollstonecraft’s works and most of the critical and biographical comments on her in English written between 1788 and 1975. It is designed both as a research tool for scholars and students and as a revelation of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sex and Class in Women's History

    Essays from Feminist Studies

    Edited by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan, Judith R. Walkowitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the developments which have taken place – in the types of questions asked, the methodologies employed, and the scope and sophistication of the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Nazi Organisation of Women

    By Jill Stephenson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The Nazi’s were implacably opposed to feminism and women’s independence. Rosa Luxemburg became a symbol of all that most horrified them in German society, in particular because of her involvement in active politics. Nazi ideology saw women in the activist role of 'wives, mothers and home-makers',...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge