Taylor & Francis India: Women's History

  • Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE- 570 ACE book cover

    Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE- 570 ACE

    1st Edition

    By Sita Anantha Raman

    This book looks at the first eight Sanskrit law codes written in India, between 600 BCE-570 ACE. It focuses on the legal, religious and ethical customs which were codified in this period and their impact on the social and political life of women. The volume analyzes texts such as the major Dharma…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge India

  • Female Capital Punishment: From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut book cover

    Female Capital Punishment

    From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence B Goodheart

    This book systematically investigates the capital punishment of girls and women in one jurisdiction in the United States during nearly four centuries. Using Connecticut as an essential case study, due toits long history as a colony and a state, this study is the first of its kind not only for New…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England book cover

    Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Smith

    This book makes a significant contribution to recent scholarship on the ways in which women responded to the regulation of their behavior by focusing on representations of women speakers and their audiences in moments Smith identifies as "scenes of speech." This new approach, examining speech…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • How the Personal Became Political: The Gender and Sexuality Revolutions in 1970s Australia book cover

    How the Personal Became Political

    The Gender and Sexuality Revolutions in 1970s Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Arrow, Angela Woollacott

    How the Personal became Political brings together new research on the feminist and sexual revolutions of the 1970s in Australia. It addresses the political and theoretical significance of these movements, asking how and why did matters previously considered private and personal, become public and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia book cover

    Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vina A. Lanzona, Frederik Rettig

    This book brings together a wide range of case studies to explore the experiences and significance of women warriors in Southeast Asian history from ancient to contemporary times. Using a number of sources, including royal chronicles, diaries, memoirs and interviews, the book discusses why women…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India: Re-interpreting Epigraphs book cover

    Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs, 1st Edition

    By Anjali Verma

    This book examines women and society in India during 600–1200 CE through epigraphs. It offers an analysis of inscriptional data at the pan-India level to explore key themes, including early marriage, deprivation of girls from education, property rights, widowhood and satī, as well as women in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Women in the Modern History of Libya: Exploring Transnational Trajectories book cover

    Women in the Modern History of Libya

    Exploring Transnational Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Spadaro, Katrina Yeaw

    Women in the Modern History of Libya features histories of Libyan women exploring the diversity of cultures, languages and memories of Libya from the age of the Empires to the present. The chapters explore a series of institutional and private archives inside and outside Libya, illuminating…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance

    Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia provides a historical comprehensive examination of racialized, classed, and gendered punishment of Black girls in Virginia during the early twentieth century. It looks at the ways in which the court system…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft: Shadows of Affect book cover

    Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

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