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  1. 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

  2. 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 11th 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Reared in a Greenhouse

    The StoriesNand StoryNof Dorothy Winthrop Bradford

    By Dorothy B. Wexler

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

    Published December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. A History of European Women's Work

    1700 to the Present

    By Deborah Simonton

    The work patterns of European women from 1700 onwards fluctuate in relation to ideological, demographic, economic and familial changes. In A History of European Women's Work, Deborah Simonton draws together recent research and methodological developments to take an overview of trends in women's...

    Published August 13th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Discovering Women's History

    A Practical Guide to Researching the Lives of Women since 1800, 3rd Edition

    By Deirdre Beddoe

    The highly practical guide introduces the reader to the main areas of British women's history: education, work, family life, sexuality and politics. After an introduction to each topic detailed commentary is provided on a range of primary source material together with advice on further reading. For...

    Published August 6th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy

    By Judith C. Brown, Robert C. Davis

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This major new collection of essays by leading scholars of Renaissance Italy transforms many of our existing notions about Renaissance politics, economy, social life, religion, medicine, and art. All the essays are founded on original archival research and examine questions within a wide...

    Published April 17th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Women In Early Modern England, 1500-1700

    By Jacqueline Eales

    This concise introduction provides an overview of the state of research on women's history in the early modern period. It emcompasses a guide to the historiography, an assessment of the major debates, and information about the varied sources available for women's history in this period. Arranged...

    Published April 14th 1998 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 1998 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 1998 by Routledge