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  1. 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 4th 1999 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 1999 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 1999 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 1999 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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