Women's History Products

  • Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment

    A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe

    By Sarah Grant

    This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain

    By Patricia de Montfort

    Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among the first women admitted to the Royal Society of British Artists (in 1902). In part an engaging biography of a compelling celebrity figure and social campaigner in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Tobias Rettig, Vina A. Lanzona

    Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, this book brings together a wide range of case studies covering women as agents of violence in periods of armed conflict in Southeast Asia. It discusses why these women were active in a domain traditionally preserved for men, and how it arguably transgressed…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge India

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book offers a renewed look at Emma Hamilton, the eighteenth-century celebrity who was depicted by many major artists, including Angelica Kauffman, George Romney, and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Adopting an art historical and feminist lens, Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which Hamilton…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Women Philosophers on Autonomy

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Sandrine Berges, Alberto L. Siani

    We encounter autonomy in virtually every area of philosophy: in its relation with rationality, personality, self-identity, authenticity, freedom, moral values and motivations, and forms of government, legal, and social institutions. At the same time, the notion of autonomy has been the subject of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66

    By Annie Pohlman

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia’s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture

    Beyond the Flâneur

    By Temma Balducci

    Charles Baudelaire’s flâneur, as described in his 1863 essay "The Painter of Modern Life," remains central to understandings of gender, space, and the gaze in late nineteenth-century Paris, despite misgivings by some scholars. Baudelaire’s privileged and leisurely figure, at home on the boulevards,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

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

    By Kathleen Kalpin 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Queen Hedwig Eleonora and the Arts

    Court Culture in Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe

    Edited by Kristoffer Neville, Lisa Skogh

    As queen consort and dowager, Hedwig Eleonora (1636–1715) held a unique position in Sweden for more than half a century. As the dominant collector and patron of art and architecture in the realm, she left a strong mark on Swedish court culture. Her dynastic network among the Northern European…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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