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History Research Now Available In Paperback

We're delighted to present a selection of ground-breaking history research new in paperback. Not only are these texts now available at a reduced cost, but you can save a further 20% with discount code PBD20

Women's & Gender History

  • Gendering the Settler State

    White Women, Race, Liberalism and Empire in Rhodesia, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Kate Law

    White women cut an ambivalent figure in the transnational history of the British Empire. They tend to be remembered as malicious harridans personifying the worst excesses of colonialism, as vacuous fusspots, whose lives were punctuated by a series of frivolous pastimes, or as casualties of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • The Opposite Sexes

    A Study of Woman's Natural and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Dr. Adolf Heilborn

    Originally published in English in 1927, this study discusses the physical differences between men and women and how this affected the views of men and women of society. With all known information at the time, the author also details perceived mental differences between the sexes and finishes with…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Space, Place and Gendered Identities

    Feminist History and the Spatial Turn, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Gender and Conversion Narratives in the Nineteenth Century

    German Mission at Home and Abroad, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Rüther, Angelika Schaser

    Addressing an important social and political issue which is still much debated today, this volume explores the connections between religious conversions and gendered identity against the backdrop of a world undergoing significant social transformations. Adopting a collaborative approach to their…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Schandevyl

    Exploring the relationship between gender and law in Europe from the nineteenth century to present, this collection examines the recent feminisation of justice, its historical beginnings and the impact of gendered constructions on jurisprudence. It looks at what influenced the breakthrough of women…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge