Women And Men In History

  • Manliness and Masculinities in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Essays on Gender, Family and Empire, 1st Edition

    By John Tosh

    In the space of barely fifteen years, the history of masculinity has become an important dimension of social and cultural history. John Tosh has been in the forefront of the field since the beginning, having written A Man’s Place: Masculinity and the Middle-Class Home in Victorian England (1999),…

    Paperback – 2004-11-12
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  • A History of Women in Ireland, 1500-1800

    1st Edition

    By Mary O'Dowd

    The first general survey of the history of women in early modern Ireland.  Based on an impressive range of source material, it presents the results of original research into women’s lives and experiences in Ireland from 1500 to 1800.  This was a time of considerable change in Ireland as…

    Paperback – 2004-11-12
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  • Blood, Bodies and Families in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Crawford

    This collection of essays contains a wealth of information on the nature of the family in the early modern period. This is a core topic within economic and social history courses which is taught at most universities. This text gives readers an overview of how feminist…

    Paperback – 2004-08-12
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  • Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe

    1500 - 1700, 1st Edition

    By Penny Richards, Jessica Munns

    Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly,…

    Paperback – 2003-05-08
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  • Medieval Memories

    Men, Women and the Past, 700-1300, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Van Houts

    Who, exactly, was responsible for the preservation of knowledge about the past? How did people preserve their recollections and pass them on to the next generation? Did they write them down or did they hand then on orally? The book is concerned with the memories of medieval people. In the Middle…

    Paperback – 2001-02-02
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  • Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Botelho, Pat Thane

    Women have always made up the majority of older people: this examination of the lives of elderly women in Britain in the period 1500 to the present reveals attitudes towards the ageing process. It sheds light on household structures as well as wider issues - including the history of the family…

    Paperback – 2001-01-02
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  • Everyday Violence in Britain, 1850-1950

    Gender and Class, 1st Edition

    By Shani D'Cruze, Ivor Crewe

    The diverse violence of modern Britain is hardly new. The Britain of 1850 to 1950 was similarly afflicted. The book is divided into four parts.  'Getting Hurt' which looks at everyday violence in the home (including a chapter on infanticide).  'Uses and Rejections' two chapters on the use…

    Paperback – 2000-11-14
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  • Men and the Emergence of Polite Society, Britain 1660-1800

    1st Edition

    By Philip (Research Editor, New Dictionary Of National Biography) Carter

    This book presents an account of masculinity in eighteenth century Britain. In particular it is concerned with the impact of an emergent polite society on notions of manliness and the gentleman.From the 1660s a new type of social behaviour, politeness, was promoted by diverse writers. Based on…

    Paperback – 2000-10-18
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  • Domestic Service and Gender, 1660-1750

    Life and work in the London household, 1st Edition

    By Tim Meldrum

    In this exciting new study Tim Meldrum explores the "real lives" of domestic servants. From close examination of court records and other documentary evidence, he has reconstructed the lives of ordinary domestic servants in London. A revealing account of life below the stairs, the gendered nature of…

    Paperback – 2000-08-10
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  • A Soldier and a Woman

    1st Edition

    By Gerard J.De Groot, C Peniston-Bird

     The question of women's role in the military is extremely topical. A Woman and a Soldier covers the experiences of women in the military from the late mediaeval period to the present day. Written in two volumes this comprehensive guide covers a wide range of wars: The Thirty Years War, the…

    Paperback – 2000-06-19
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  • Women in British Public Life, 1914 - 50

    Gender, Power and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helen Jones

    An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role…

    Paperback – 2000-05-15
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  • Practical Visionaries

    Women, Education and Social Progress, 1790-1930, 1st Edition

    By Pam Hirsch, Mary Hilton

    An examination of women educationists in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. Working with new paradigms opened up by feminist scholarship, it reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Previous scholarship has either neglected the…

    Paperback – 2000-02-29
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  • Imperial Women in Byzantium 1025-1204

    Power, Patronage and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Hill

    This book will be essential reading for anyone studying Byzantine history in this period. It ranges in time from the death of the emperor Basil II in 1025 to the sacking of the city of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusaders in 1204, spanning the rise and fall of the successful Komnenos dynasty.…

    Paperback – 1999-08-04
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  • Widowhood in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Cavallo, Lyndan Warner

    This new collection of essays brings together brand new research on widowhood in medieval and early modern Europe. The volume opens with an introductory chapter by the Editors which looks generally at the conditions and constructions of widowhood in this period. This is followed by a range of…

    Paperback – 1999-07-27
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  • Women and the Second World War in France, 1939-1948

    Choices and Constraints, 1st Edition

    By Hanna Diamond

    This is the first book (in either English or French) to offer readers an overview of women's experience of the Second World War and its immediate aftermath in France. It examines objectively the part that women played in both collaboration and resistance, synthesising much recent scholarship on the…

    Paperback – 1999-07-26
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  • Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-Century London

    Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830, 1st Edition

    By Tony Henderson

    This is the first full-length study of prostitution in London during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It is a compelling account, exposing the real lives of the capital's prostitutes, and also shedding light on London society as a whole, its policing systems and its attitudes towards…

    Paperback – 1999-05-17
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  • English Masculinities, 1660-1800

    1st Edition

    By Tim Hitchcock, Michelle Cohen

    This collection of specially commissioned essays provides the first social history of masculinity in the ‘long eighteenth century’. Drawing on diaries, court records and prescriptive literature, it explores the different identities of late Stuart and Georgian men. The heterosexual fop, the…

    Paperback – 1999-04-21
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  • More than Munitions

    Women, Work and the Engineering Industries, 1900-1950, 1st Edition

    By Clare Wightman

    Clare Wightman explores the key issue of gender in explaining the experience of men and women at work. She uses women's employment in the engineering industries between 1900 and 1950 to confront many of the contentious debates in women's history. She shows that the two World Wars did not produce…

    Paperback – 1999-04-06
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  • Manhood in Early Modern England

    Honour, Sex and Marriage, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A Foyster

    This is the first book to focus on the relationships which men formed with their wives in early modern England, making it an important contribution to a new understanding of English, social, family, and gender history. Dr Foyster redresses the balance of historical research which has largely…

    Paperback – 1999-03-02
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  • Masculinity in Medieval Europe

    1st Edition

    By Dawn Hadley

    An original and highly accessible collection of essays which is based on a huge range of historical sources to reveal the realities of mens' lives in the Middle Ages. It covers an impressive geographical range - including essays on Italy, France, Germany and Byzantium - and will span the entire…

    Paperback – 1998-11-30
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  • Gender, Power and the Unitarians in England, 1760-1860

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Watts

    This new study explores the role the Unitarians played in female emancipation. Many leading figures of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries were Unitarian, or were heavily influenced by Unitarian ideas, including: Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot, and Florence…

    Paperback – 1998-10-26
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  • Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy

    1st Edition

    By Judith C. Brown, Robert C. Davis

    This major new collection of essays by leading scholars of Renaissance Italy transforms many of our existing notions about Renaissance politics, economy, social life, religion, medicine, and art. All the essays are founded on original archival research and examine questions within a wide…

    Paperback – 1998-04-17
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  • Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930

    A Study in Continuity Through Change, 1st Edition

    By Jane Mcdermid, Anna Hillyar

    This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women's working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women's work as a struggle of…

    Paperback – 1998-03-20
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  • Gender, Church and State in Early Modern Germany

    Essays by Merry E. Wiesner, 1st Edition

    By Merry E. Wiesner

    This text brings together eleven important pieces by Merry Wiesner, several of them previously unpublished, on three major areas in the study of women and gender in early modern Germany: religion, law and work. The final chapter, specially written for this volume addresses three fundamental…

    Paperback – 1997-10-01
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