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  1. Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

    Edited by Valerie Fildes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social and medical history, demography, women’s studies, and the history of the family, whose...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Woman of the Eighteenth Century

    Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street

    By Edmond de Goncourt, Jules de Goncourt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This translation of the French Femme au dix-huitiéme siécle from 1862, first published in English in 1928, traces the life of the Eighteenth Century woman in an historical account. Through discussion of evidence from paintings and memoirs, the book draws an intimate lifelike account of what lay...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 'Gilded Prostitution'

    Status, Money and Transatlantic Marriages, 1870-1914

    By Maureen E. Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book examines the marriages of British peers to American women within the context of the opening up of London and New York society and the growing competitiveness for high social status. In London, American women were often blamed for the growing hedonism and materialism of smart society and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Edwardian Woman

    By Duncan Crow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Covering the period from the beginning of the twentieth century to the outbreak of the First World War, this entertaining account describes the lives of women in all classes of society: the entertainments they watched, the clothes they wore, their education and the effect it had on women’s...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women and the Media

    Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present

    Edited by Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women and Spanish Fascism

    The Women's Section of the Falange 1934-1959

    By Kathleen J.L. Richmond

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Using forty-five interviews with former members and sympathisers, this book traces the development of the Women's section of the Franco government from its roots in the Spanish fascist party to its role in the dictatorship up to 1959. The study reveals that despite its anti-feminist agenda, the...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Series: New Political Economy

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Current Issues in Women's History

    By International Conference on Women's History

    Edited by Arina Angerman, Geerte Binnema, Annemieke Keunen, Vefie Poels, Jacqueline Zirkzee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines. Asking new questions and using sources in a challenging way, the contributors reflect 1980s debates about...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women in Europe since 1750

    By Patricia Branca

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    In dealing with the common experience of women in modern society, this book provides a deeper insight into European women at work, at home, at leisure and in their political and educational functions. Particular emphasis is placed upon the significant cultural differences between women of various...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Silent Sisterhood

    Middle-class Women in the Victorian Home

    By Patricia Branca

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This perceptive book studies the Victorian woman in the home and in the family. One of the central purposes is to rescue Victorian woman from the realm of myth where her life was spent in frivolous trifles and instead to show how she had a major part to play in the practical management of the home....

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge