Women's History Products

  • 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, 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

  • 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, 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

  • 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

    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, 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, 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

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

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