Women’s and Gender Studies: Women's & Gender History

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth book cover

    Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
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  • Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism book cover

    Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism

    1st Edition

    By Marjon Ames

    Intensely persecuted during the English Interregnum, early Quakers left a detailed record of the suffering they endured for their faith. Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism is the first book to connect the suffering experience with the communication network that drew the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
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  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace book cover

    Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations book cover

    Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran, Padmini Swaminathan

    This book tracks the trajectory of gender in the social sciences and humanities through an exploration of the challenges and contradictions that confront contemporary feminist analysis as well as future directions. Drawing on research in India, the essays in the volume engage with the subject in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Roy Porter

    First published in 1993. Although today, medicine and literature are widely seen as falling on different sides of the ‘two cultures’ divide, this was not so in the eighteenth century when doctors, scientists, writers and artists formed a well-integrated educate elite. This book uncovers the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture: Beyond the Flâneur book cover

    Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture

    Beyond the Flâneur, 1st Edition

    By Temma Balducci

    Charles Baudelaire’s flâneur, as described in his 1863 essay "The Painter of Modern Life," remains central to understandings of gender, space, and the gaze in late nineteenth-century Paris, despite misgivings by some scholars. Baudelaire’s privileged and leisurely figure, at home on the boulevards,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England book cover

    Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte-Rose Millar

    This book represents the first systematic study of the role of the Devil in English witchcraft pamphlets for the entire period of state-sanctioned witchcraft prosecutions (1563-1735). It provides a rereading of English witchcraft, one which moves away from an older historiography which underplays…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • Women and the Reinvention of the Political: Feminism in Italy, 1968-1983 book cover

    Women and the Reinvention of the Political

    Feminism in Italy, 1968-1983, 1st Edition

    By Maud Anne Bracke

    This is the first in-depth study of the feminist movement that swept Italy during the "long 1970s" (1968-1983), and one of the first to use a combination of oral history interviews and newly-released archive sources to analyze the origins, themes, practices and impacts of "second-wave" feminism.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648-1920 book cover

    Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648-1920

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Hannu Salmi

    As Enlightenment notions of predictability, progress and the sense that humans could control and shape their environments informed European thought, catastrophes shook many towns to the core, challenging the new world view with dramatic impact. This book concentrates on a period marked by passage…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • Women and the Media: Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present book cover

    Women and the Media

    Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • Gender and the Representation of Evil book cover

    Gender and the Representation of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynne Fallwell, Keira V. Williams

    This edited collection examines gendered representations of "evil" in history, the arts, and literature. Scholars often explore the relationships between gender, sex, and violence through theories of inequality, violence against women, and female victimization, but what happens when women are the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
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