• Woman in Italy: From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress book cover

    Woman in Italy

    From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress, 1st Edition

    By William Boulting

    First published in 1910, this study in social evolution from the 13th to the 16th century functioned as a successor to Jacob Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860). The author developed Burckhardt’s idea of studying continuous trends over time whilst challenging his idea…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800 book cover

    Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva

    Published in 1998, this volume presents legal, religious and demographic aspects of the transfer of European family organisations to new environments in the overseas colonies, and illustrates the impacts of contact with other ethnic groups. In Africa the focus is on the Cape, the principal area of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own book cover

    Anaïs Nin

    A Myth of Her Own, 1st Edition

    By Clara Oropeza

    Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own traces Nin’s literary craft by following the intimacy of self-exploration and poetic expression attained in the details of the quotidian, transfigured into fiction. By digging into the mythic tropes that permeate both her literary diaries and fiction, this book…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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  • Stud: Architectures of Masculinity book cover

    Stud

    Architectures of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Sanders

    Originally published in 1996, Stud: Architectures of Masculinity is an interdisciplinary exploration of the active role architecture plays in the construction of male identity. Architects, artists, and theorists investigate how sexuality is constituted through the organization of materials, objects…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal book cover

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies

    Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal, 1st Edition

    By Ranjana Das

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-26 
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    Global Gender

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability: Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory book cover

    Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in 4 countries- Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-24 
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    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
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    Rethinking Development

  • Men, Masculinities and the Care of Children: Images, Ideas and Identities book cover

    Men, Masculinities and the Care of Children

    Images, Ideas and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Martin Robb

    Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare there has also…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections book cover

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Romack

    Edited by James Fitzmaurice

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of William Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673). Cavendish wrote 25 plays in the 1650s and 60s, making her one of the most prolific playwrights”man or woman”of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe: Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany book cover

    Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe

    Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Adelina Modesti

    This book examines the sociocultural networks between the courts of early modern Italy and Europe, focusing on the Florentine Medici court, and the cultural patronage and international gendered networks developed by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Vittoria della Rovere. Adelina Modesti uses Grand…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender and sexuality inflected cultural production. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Companions to Gender

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