• Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England book cover

    Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

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  • Medieval Sexuality: A Research Guide book cover

    Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

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  • Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays book cover

    Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

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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…

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  • 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…

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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…

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  • Disillusionment or New Opportunities?: The Changing Nature of Work in Offices, Glasgow 1880–1914 book cover

    Disillusionment or New Opportunities?

    The Changing Nature of Work in Offices, Glasgow 1880–1914, 1st Edition

    By R. Guerriero Wilson

    First published in 1998, this book explores the physical and technological changes which occurred in the growing bureaucracies of big-business and of government as well as in the small and mid-size business of the city. The study of these changes provides a context within which to set the…

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  • Forbidden Femininity: Child Sexual Abuse and Female Sexuality book cover

    Forbidden Femininity

    Child Sexual Abuse and Female Sexuality, 1st Edition

    By Colin Crawford

    First Published in 1997, Crawford attempts to contextualise ideas of female sexuality as signified in academic, popular and in literary publications. Exploring themes of maternal sexuality, the suppression of female sexuality , clinical case studies and the reality of female sexuality in regards to…

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  • From Despondency to Ambitions: Women's Changing Perceptions of Self-Employment: Cases from India and Other Developing Countries book cover

    From Despondency to Ambitions: Women's Changing Perceptions of Self-Employment

    Cases from India and Other Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Uschi Kraus-Harper

    First published in 1998, this volume takes an international approach to women’s evolving perspectives on self-employment, with a particular focus on women in India. Author Uschi Kraus-Harper draws on ten years of research and interviews, visits and observations, gathering women’s stories from…

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  • Reading the Prostitute: Appearance, Place and Time in British and Irish Press Stories of Prostitution book cover

    Reading the Prostitute

    Appearance, Place and Time in British and Irish Press Stories of Prostitution, 1st Edition

    By Lorna Ryan

    First published in 1997, this study aims to forge new connections between debates on prostitution, media processes and everyday life in its exploration of depictions of female prostitution in British and Irish broadsheet newspapers between 1987 and 1991. Lorna Ryan first examines a range of…

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  • Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing: The Contribution of African Gender NGOs book cover

    Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing

    The Contribution of African Gender NGOs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nana Araba Apt, Naana Agyemang-Mensah, Margaret Grieco

    First published in 1998, this volume collates essays from the perspectives of African women, this volume presents us with equality and access rights faced by African women. Whilst discussing the potential of harnessing advances in information and communication technology to support the…

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  • New-found Voices: Women in Nineteenth-century English Music book cover

    New-found Voices

    Women in Nineteenth-century English Music, 1st Edition

    By Derek Hyde

    First published in 1998, this volume by Derek Hyde remedies the lack of information concerning the contribution made by women to musical life in Britain during the nineteenth century in this carefully researched survey. The book reveals the significant role played by women in the production and…

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