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  1. Hildegard of Bingen

    A Visionary Life, 2nd Edition

    By Sabina Flanagan

    Drawing on contemporary sources, the text unfolds Hildegard's life from the time of her entrance into an anchoress's cell--where a woman would remain in pious isolation--to her death as a famed visionary and writer, abbess and confidante of popes and kings, more than seventy years later. Against...

    Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Displaying Women

    Spectacles of Leisure in Edith Wharton's New York

    By Maureen E. Montgomery

    Displaying Women explores the role of women in the representation of leisure in turn-of-the-century New York. To see and be seen--on Fifth Avenue and Broadway, in Central Park, and in the fashionable uptown hotels and restaurants--was one of the fundamental principles in the display aesthetic of...

    Published April 5th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930

    A Study in Continuity Through Change

    By Jane Mcdermid, Anna Hillyar

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women's working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women's work as a struggle of...

    Published March 19th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Gender in English Society 1650-1850

    The Emergence of Separate Spheres?

    By Robert B. Shoemaker

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    A lively social history of the roles of men and women - from workplace to household, from parish church to alehouse, from market square to marriage bed. Robert Shoemaker investigates such varied topics as crime, leisure, the theatre, religious observance, notions of morality and even changing...

    Published March 5th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Feminism, Femininity and the Politics of Working Women

    The Women's Co-Operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War

    By Gillian Scott

    Based on extensive research, this text provides a critical investigation of the development of the Women's Co-operative Guild from the 1880s to World War II. Charting the rise and fall of an exceptional feminist political organization, the author assesses the political significance of the movement...

    Published February 16th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Catherine de'Medici

    By R J Knecht

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Catherine de' Medici (1519-89) was the wife of one king of France and the mother of three more - the last, sorry representatives of the Valois, who had ruled France since 1328. She herself is of preeminent importance to French history, and one of the most controversial of all historical figures....

    Published December 11th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora

    History, Language, and Identity

    By Lean'tin Bracks

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Flora Tristan

    Life Stories

    By Susan Grogan

    Flora Tristan is best known as a nineteenth century French social critic and reformer. Her writings can be seen as a precursor to Marxism and Feminism. Flora Tristan: Life Sories by Susan Grogan, investigates the life of Flora Tristan through an exploration of the way she represented herself in...

    Published November 26th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Perpetua's Passion

    The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman

    By Joyce E. Salisbury

    Perpetua's Passion studies the third-century martyrdom of a young woman and places it in the intellectual and social context of her age. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in a wealthy Roman household to her imprisonment and...

    Published October 6th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Gender in Eighteenth-Century England

    Roles, Representations and Responsibilities

    By Hannah Barker, Elaine Chalus

    A new collection of essays which challenges many existing assumptions, particularly the conventional models of separate spheres and economic change. All the essays are specifically written for a student market, making detailed research accessible to a wide readership and the opening chapter...

    Published June 9th 1997 by Routledge