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  • 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 – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

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

    Beyond the Flâneur, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Life Stories of Soviet Women

    The Interwar Generation, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences, 1st Edition

    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

  • Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying…

    Paperback – 2011-04-11
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Education Papers

    1st Edition

    By Dale Spender

    First published in 1987, this volume makes available key documents, giving the contemporary reader a valuble record of women's struggle for eduacation in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. All of the women in this collection achieved significant reforms or struggled to change popular…

    Paperback – 2010-10-20
    Routledge
    Women's Source Library

  • The Radical Women's Press of the 1850's

    Radical Women's Press of the 1850's, 1st Edition

    By Cherise Kramarae, Ann Russo

    First published in 1991. The volume reprints excerpts from six radical feminist journals of this crucial decade:The Lily, the Genius of Liberty, the Pioneer and Women's Advocate, the Una, The Woman's advocate and The Sybil…

    Paperback – 2010-10-20
    Routledge
    Women's Source Library

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