History: Women's & Gender History

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement: From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking book cover

    The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking

    By Jane D Tchaicha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for the active participation in preserving and extended women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should not be considered a recent phenomenon, but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania

    Transatlantic Connections

    By Richard C. Allen

    Exploring the emigration to colonial Pennsylvania of Welsh members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), this book appraises their experiences during a period of unparalleled change. It begins by exploring why Welsh Quakers left their homes and families for an unknown future, thousands of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan: Heavy Burdens book cover

    Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Global 1960s: Convention, contest and counterculture book cover

    The Global 1960s

    Convention, contest and counterculture

    By Tamara Chaplin, Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

    The Global 1960s presents untold narratives from around the world in order to de-center the roles played by the United States and Europe in both scholarship on, and popular memories of, the sixties. Geographically and chronologically broad, this volume scrutinizes the concept of "the sixties" as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Decades in Global History

  • Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400-1800

    Edited by Elise M. Dermineur, Åsa Karlsson Sjögren, Virginia Langum

    Almost exactly thirty years ago, Joan W. Scott, in a widely cited article, advocated the use of gender as a tool of historical analysis. Since then, many studies have used gender to consider the past. However, rather than developing new theories of gender that describe early modern contexts,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Men and Masculinity: The Basics book cover

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics

    By Nigel Edley

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Women, Land Rights and Rural Development

    A Comparative Study

    By Esther Kingston-Mann

    This book presents a comparative history of how rural women claimed—or were prevented from claiming—land in the course of private and collectivist property rights revolutions in very different times and places. Using seventeenth-century England, twentieth-century Russia and the Soviet Union, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    Edited by Various

    The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period. First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

  • Reducing Bodies

    Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America

    By Elizabeth M. Matelski

    Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies – through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery – and asks what insights these changing beauty standards can offer into gender…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Conversion Narratives in the Nineteenth Century: German Mission at Home and Abroad book cover

    Gender and Conversion Narratives in the Nineteenth Century

    German Mission at Home and Abroad

    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 – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge

13Series in Women's & Gender History

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