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  1. Women and Gender in Modern Latin America

    Historical Sources and Interpretations

    Edited by Pamela S. Murray

    In Latin American history, women have not only played key roles within the family and society, but have long been active participants in political and economic life. The explosion of research over the last fifteen years testifies to how much we still have to learn about their experiences. Women and...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fashioning Masculinity

    National Identity and Language in the Eighteenth Century

    By Dr Michele Cohen, Michele Cohen

    The fashioning of English gentlemen in the eighteenth century was modelled on French practices of sociability and conversation. Michele Cohen shows how at the same time, the English constructed their cultural relations with the French as relations of seduction and desire. She argues that this...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. London's Women Teachers

    Gender, Class and Feminism, 1870-1930

    By Dina Copelman

    Dina Copelman's investigation of the public and private lives of women teachers reveals a strikingly different model of gender and class identity than the orthodox one constructed by historians of middle-class gender roles and middle-class feminism. Consequently, while the book focuses on women...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women, Beauty, and Fashion

    Edited by Monika Pietrzak-Franger

    Series: History of Feminism

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until three months after publication.) Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse, the History of Feminism series makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of women’s and gender studies, women’s history,...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Fictions of Female Education in the Nineteenth Century

    By Jaime Osterman Alves

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Seeking to understand how literary texts both shaped and reflected the century's debates over adolescent female education, this book examines fictional works and historical documents featuring descriptions of girls' formal educational experiences between the 1810s and the 1890s. Alves argues...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Japanese Society

    Edited by Dolores P Martinez

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Compiled and introduced by D. P. Martinez, the editor of an acclaimed four-volume anthology on Modern Japanese Culture and Society (Routledge, 2007) (978-0-415-41609-2), this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series, is a collection of classic and the very best...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge