Women's & Gender History Products

  • Beyond Women's Words

    Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Katrina Srigley, Stacey Zembrzycki, Franca Iacovetta

    Beyond Women’s Words unites feminist scholars, artists, and community activists working with the stories of women and other historically marginalized subjects to address the contributions and challenges of doing feminist oral history. Feminists who work with oral history methods want to tell…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora

    History, Language, and Identity

    By Lean'tin Bracks

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Julia Augusta: Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire

    By Tracene Harvey

    Livia (58 BC - AD 29), wife of the first emperor Augustus and mother of his successor Tiberius, became the first Roman woman whose image held a substantial place on coins of the Roman Empire. While the appearance of Roman women on coins was not entirely revolutionary, having roughly coincided with…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 

  • Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century

    A Global Perspective

    By Rebecca Ard Boone

    Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century presents a global history using four sets of biographies to illustrate similar situations in different geographical regions. The vibrant narratives span four continents and include the following pairs: Henry IV of France and Hideyoshi of Japan, Hürrem Sultan (…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20 

  • Athenian Law and Society

    By Konstantinos A. Kapparis

    The study of law is the study of the society which created it. Societies create laws in order to safeguard values which are important to them, and this is why the study of the laws of a society sheds light upon the ideals and values which generated them. In democratic Athens the law was both a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 

  • Global Women's Work

    Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy

    Edited by Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson, Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama

    Global Women’s Work: Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labour, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Title IX

    The Thirty-Seven Words that Changed America

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William Thro

    This book examines the passage and impact of Title IX up to the present day. The 1972 law requiring gender equity in educational programs receiving federal funding has had a transformative effect on American education. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro evaluate the ways in which the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Emergent Feminisms

    Complicating a Postfeminist Media Culture

    Edited by Jessalynn Keller, Maureen E. Ryan

    Through twelve chapters that historicize and re-evaluate postfeminism as a dominant framework of feminist media studies, this collection maps out new modes of feminist media analysis at both theoretical and empirical levels and offers new insights into the visibility and circulation of feminist…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Stepfamilies in Europe, 1400-1800

    Edited by Lyndan Warner

    Stepfamilies were as common in the European past as they are today. Stepfamilies in Europe, 1400 to 1800 is the first in-depth study to chart four centuries of continuity and change for these complex families created by the death of a parent and the remarriage of the survivor. With geographic…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 

  • Historicising the Women's Liberation Movement in the Western World


    Edited by Laurel Forster, Sue Bruley

    The Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) of the late 1960s, 70s and 80s emerged out of a particular set of economic and social circumstances where women were unequally treated in the home, the workplace, and in culture and wider society. As part of the WLM, women collected together in disparate groups…

    Hardback – 2018-02-18 

  • Gender and Heritage

    Performance, Place and Politics

    Edited by Wera Grahn, Ross Wilson

    This volume brings together a group of international scholars to examine the performance, place and politics of gender within heritage. Through a series of case studies, models and assessments, the significance of understanding and working with concepts of gender is demonstrated as a dynamic and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09 
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Hardships of the English Laws in Relation to Wives by Sarah Chapone

    Edited by Susan Paterson Glover

    Susan Paterson Glover here presents, in modern type, a critical edition of the first printed work by an English woman writer, Sarah Chapone, on the inequity of the common law regime for married women. Glover's extended, original introduction provides an account of Chapone's life; a discussion of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02 
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

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