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  • 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 – 2017-03-21 
    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 – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers

    Edited by Lori J. Marso

    The feminist thinkers in this collection are the designated "fifty-one key feminist thinkers," historical and contemporary, and also the authors of the entries. Collected here are fifty-one key thinkers and fifty-one authors, recognizing that women are fifty-one percent of the population. There are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Life Stories of Soviet Women

    The Interwar Generation

    By Melanie Ilic

    This book provides a rich picture of what everyday life was like for women in Soviet times by presenting the life stories of eight women who were born in the interwar period. The life stories are told through interviews with the women who were well educated and well placed in Soviet society, often…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge

  • Groundswell

    Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America

    By Stephanie Gilmore

    Groundswell: Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America offers an essential perspective on the post-1960 movement for women’s equality and liberation. Tracing the histories of feminist activism, through the National Organization of Women (NOW) chapters in three different locations: Memphis,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences

    By Aya Takahashi

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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