• Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft book cover

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft

    By Marion Gibson

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft is an exploration of witchcraft in the literature of Britain and America from the 16th and 17th centuries through to the present day. As well as the themes of history and literature (politics and war, genre and intertextuality), the book considers issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
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  • Women's International Activism during the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939 book cover

    Women's International Activism during the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939

    Edited by Ingrid Sharp, Matthew Stibbe

    In historical writing the interwar years are often associated with the rise of extreme forms of nationalism. Yet paradoxically this period also saw significant advances in the development of internationalism and international-mindedness. This collection examines previously under-researched aspects…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
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  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn book cover

    Space, Place and Gendered Identities

    Feminist History and the Spatial Turn

    Edited by Kathryne Beebe, Angela Davis

    In the last two decades, historians have increasingly sought to understand how environments, ‘built’ and otherwise, architectural surroundings, landscapes, and conceptual ‘places’ and ‘spaces’ have affected the nature and scope of political power, cultural production and social experience . The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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  • Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage book cover

    Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
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  • Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer book cover

    Ida B. Wells

    Social Activist and Reformer

    By Kristina DuRocher

    Born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells went on to become an influential reformer and leader in the African American community. A Southern black woman living in a time when little social power was available to people of her race or gender, Ida B. Wells made an extraordinary impact on American…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
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    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Notable Women of China: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century book cover

    Notable Women of China: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century

    Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century

    By Barbara Bennett Peterson

    The collaborative effort of nearly 100 China scholars from around the world, this unique one-volume reference provides 89 in-depth biographies of important Chinese women from the fifth century B.C.E to the early twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
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  • Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer book cover

    Belle La Follette

    Progressive Era Reformer

    By Nancy C. Unger

    In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case La Follette as "probably the least known yet most influential of all the American women who have had to do with public affairs." A dedicated advocate for women's suffrage, peace, and other causes, she served as a key advisor to her husband, leading…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
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    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Rethinking American Women's Activism book cover

    Rethinking American Women's Activism

    By Annelise Orleck

    In this enthralling narrative, Annelise Orleck chronicles the history of the American women's movement from the nineteenth century to the present. Starting with an incisive introduction that calls for a reconceptualization of American feminist history to encompass multiple streams of women's…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Rise Up, Women!: The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914 book cover

    Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914

    By Andrew Rosen

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Fit Work for Women book cover

    Fit Work for Women

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Separate Spheres: The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain book cover

    Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

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