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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Women's History: Britain, 1850-1945

    An Introduction

    Edited by June Purvis

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women's History: Britain 1850-1945 introduces the main themes and debates of feminist history during this period of change, and brings together the findings of new research. It examines the suffrage movement, race and empire, industrialisation, the impact of war and womens literature. Specialists...

    Published March 30th 1997 by Routledge

  10. West End Women

    Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962

    By Maggie Gale

    Series: Gender in Performance

    Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962. It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of...

    Published November 20th 1996 by Routledge