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History of Feminism


About the Series

The History of Feminism series aims to make key archival source material available to scholars, researchers, postgraduates and undergraduates working in the fields of women and gender studies, women's history and women's writing. Subject matter and texts are selected for their decisive contribution to the feminist history of ideas in an international context.

Sets are published in hardback format of between three to six volumes and include full-length documents, pamphlets, reviews, newspaper articles and debates, letters, and fiction. The first set, Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand (edited by Ann Heilmann and Stephanie Forward), is concerned with the most prominent British New Woman writer and her contemporary critical reception.

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Female Journalists of the Fin de Siècle

Female Journalists of the Fin de Siècle

1st Edition

Lorna Shelley
November 08, 2010

Especially in recent years, late nineteenth-century novels, short stories, and essays have attracted considerable scholarly interest. Research into texts by and about the New Woman has played a major role in shaping a critical understanding of fin-de-siècle literature, New Journalism, gender...

Victorian and Edwardian Anti-Feminism

Victorian and Edwardian Anti-Feminism

1st Edition

Valerie Sanders, Lucy Delap
March 31, 2010

First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Irish Feminisms, 1810–1930

Irish Feminisms, 1810–1930

1st Edition

Mary Pierse
December 14, 2009

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, and women’s writing, as well as those working in allied and related fields....

Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

1st Edition

Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux
January 26, 2009

Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in...

Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

1st Edition

Ruth Robbins
December 11, 2008

Medical Advice for Women is a new five-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse covering professional, scientific, and medical opinion, in addition to the popular guides aimed at the female reader, between the years 1830–1915. Medical literature from this period provides a fascinating...

Nineteenth-Century British Women's Education, 1840–1900

Nineteenth-Century British Women's Education, 1840–1900

1st Edition

Susan Hamilton, Janice Schroeder
August 29, 2007

This new six-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse brings together key documents from the Victorian feminist campaign to establish and improve girls’ and women’s education. The set is divided into two sections, both of which incorporate materials that argue for the improvement of...

African American Feminisms, 1828–1923

African American Feminisms, 1828–1923

1st Edition

Teresa Zackodnik
June 07, 2007

The black women's club movement is frequently seen as definitive of "first-wave" African American feminism. However, this six-volume collection from the History of Feminism series draws together key documents that show the varied political work African American feminists were undertaking well...

Women's Suffrage Literature

Women's Suffrage Literature

1st Edition

Katharine Cockin, Glenda Norquay, Sowon Park
December 18, 2006

Women's Suffrage Literature is a new Major Work from Routledge and Edition Synapse. It makes available in facsimile key texts which represent the wealth of creative writing that emerged around the issue of women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century. The collection includes five...

Women and Cross-Dressing: 1800-1939

Women and Cross-Dressing: 1800-1939

1st Edition

Heike Bauer
August 25, 2006

This three-volume collection focuses on writings by and about cross-dressing women from the early nineteenth century up until the beginning of World War II. In so doing, it provides a new perspective on one of the most decisive periods in the history of feminism. The anthology brings together for...

Women's Travel Writing, 1750-1850

Women's Travel Writing, 1750-1850

1st Edition

Caroline Franklin
May 12, 2006

The Romantic Period saw a massive advance in British colonial expansion, which was accompanied by a corresponding expansion in travel writings. These published letters, journals and books provided British readers with detailed accounts of new and exotic locations and thus engaged the reading public...

Feminism and the Periodical Press, 1900-1918

Feminism and the Periodical Press, 1900-1918

1st Edition

Lucy Delap, Maria DiCenzo, Leila Ryan
December 23, 2005

The Edwardian period experienced a particularly vibrant periodical culture, with phenomenal growth in the numbers of titles published that were either aimed specifically at women, or else saw women as a key section of their readership or contributor group. It was an era of political ferment in...

Animal Welfare and Anti-Vivisection 1870-1910: Nineteenth-Century Women's Mission

Animal Welfare and Anti-Vivisection 1870-1910: Nineteenth-Century Women's Mission

1st Edition

Susan Hamilton
July 01, 2004

This three-volume set brings together a range of documents that allows researchers to explore the nineteenth-century vivisection controversy, its relation to the prominent animal welfare movement and the specific role of women within the movement.The collection maps the battle over the meaning of...

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