• 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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  • 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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  • The Sleuth and the Goddess: Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite in Women’s Detective Fiction book cover

    The Sleuth and the Goddess

    Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite in Women’s Detective Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Susan Rowland

    Rowland presents a detailed exploration of how the archetypes of ancient goddesses Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite breathe into and shape female-authored detective fiction. Representing aspects of characterisation not bound by gender, the book examines how these archetypes emerge in themes…

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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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  • 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 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction: Homing the Metropole book cover

    Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction

    Homing the Metropole, 1st Edition

    By Lucinda Newns

    Homing the Metropole presents a new approach to diasporic fiction that reorients postcolonial readings of migration away from processes of displacement and rupture towards those of placement and homemaking. While notions of home have frequently been associated with essentialist understandings…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Birth and Death: Experience, Ethics, Politics book cover

    Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story—or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grown-up's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Gender and Qualitative Research (1996) book cover

    Gender and Qualitative Research (1996)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Pilcher, Amanda Coffey

    This book gathers together an original collection of papers on gender and qualitative research. The contributors draw on a variety of research methods and research settings to demonstrate the value of a qualitative approach for studying gender related issues. Individual chapters include discussions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing book cover

    Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Tracy

    In The Wild Irish Girl, the powerful Irish heroine's marriage to a heroic Englishman symbolizes the Anglo-Irish novelist Lady Morgan's re-imagining of the relationship between Ireland and Britain and between men and women. Using this most influential of pro-union novels as his point of departure,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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