History: Women's & Gender History

  • Eleanor Roosevelt: Palestine, Israel and Human Rights book cover

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    Palestine, Israel and Human Rights

    By Geraldine Kidd

    Memorialised as a US heroine and an iconoclastic humanitarian who sought to protect society’s marginalised, Eleanor Roosevelt also, at times, disappointed contemporaries and biographers with some of her stances. Examining a period of her life that has not been extensively explored, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Politics of Penal Reform: Margery Fry and the Howard League book cover

    The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform celebrated its 150th Anniversary, an organization that has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Gendering the Settler State: White Women, Race, Liberalism and Empire in Rhodesia, 1950-1980 book cover

    Gendering the Settler State

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

    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 – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Salome’s Embrace: The Jungian Women book cover

    Salome’s Embrace

    The Jungian Women

    By Maggy Anthony

    C. G. Jung, a man who accomplished a revolution in analytical psychology and made an impact both directly and indirectly on a great number of people, also took women seriously. The release of The Red Book has greatly added to our knowledge of Jung’s relationship with the feminine: from his mother,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Unarchived Histories: The

    Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture book cover

    Architecture and the Body, Science and Culture

    Edited by Kim Sexton

    The relationship of architecture to the human body is a centuries-long and complex one, but not always symmetrical. This book opens a space for historians of the visual arts, archaeologists, architects, and digital humanities professionals to reflect upon embodiment, spatiality, science, and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Women and Gender in 18th-Century Russia book cover

    Women and Gender in 18th-Century Russia

    Edited by Wendy Rosslyn

    This title was first published in 2003. Although the topic of gender has been comparatively well explored with respect to Russia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the eighteenth century (1700-1825) is still under-researched. This collection of essays by authorities in the field from the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's International Activism during the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939 book cover

    Women's International Activism during the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939

    Edited by Ingrid Sharp, Matthew Stibbe

    In historical writing the interwar years are often associated with the rise of extreme forms of nationalism. Yet paradoxically this period also saw significant advances in the development of internationalism and international-mindedness. This collection examines previously under-researched aspects…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality book cover

    Women and Politics

    A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality

    By Barbara Burrell

    Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of women as individuals and about their group efforts to achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora: History, Language, and Identity book cover

    Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora

    History, Language, and Identity

    By Lean'tin Bracks

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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