Women's & Gender History Products

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies

    Interdisciplinary Explorations

    Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran, Padmini Swaminathan

    This book tracks the trajectory of gender in the social sciences and humanities through an exploration of the challenges and contradictions that confront contemporary feminist analysis as well as future directions. Drawing on research in India, the essays in the volume engage with the subject in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-25 
    Routledge India

  • The Great War and Americans in Europe, 1914-1917

    By Kenneth Rose

    This book examines the experiences of Americans in Europe during the First World War prior to the U.S. declaration of war. Key groups include volunteer soldiers, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, reporters, diplomats, peace activists, charitable workers, and long-term American expatriate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 

  • Women of India

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Harshida Pandit

    The status and position of Indian women have undergone many changes since the high status they enjoyed in the Vedic era yielded to forced suicide during the dark ages, female infanticide, purdah, child marriages and the denial of property and political rights. This book, first published in 1985,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Untouchable

    An Indian Life History

    By James M. Freeman

    Nearly 16% of India’s population – or over 100 million people – are untouchables. Most of them, despite decades of government efforts to improve their economic and social position, remain desperately poor, illiterate, subject to brutal discrimination and economic exploitation, and with no prospect…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876-1937

    Edited by Rebecca Rogers, Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

    This volume explores the roles and experiences of women in world’s fairs and other international exhibitions from the mid-nineteenth century to World War II, investigating the ways women from all over the world participated and how their achievements were represented, talked about and remembered.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Love, Desire and Melancholy

    Inspired by Constance Maynard (1849-1935)

    Edited by Angharad Eyre, Jane Mackelworth, Elsa Richardson

    Originally inspired by the digitisation of the autobiographical writings of Constance Maynard, this volume considers women’s historical experience of sexuality through the frame of the history of emotions. Constance Maynard (1849-1935) rose to prominence as the first Mistress and Principal of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 

  • Festivity, Society and Politics in Sixteenth-Century Venice

    The Invention of the Coronation of the Ducal Consort

    Edited by Maximilian Tondro

    This volume explores the two sixteenth-century revivals of the triumphal entry ceremony of the dogaressa, the wife of the Venetian doge. It focuses upon the evolution of the Venetian dogaressal entry ceremony as it was revived in 1557 and 1597, and the tension between maintaining Venetian…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Women Physicians in Nineteenth-Century America

    Edited by Sharon M. Harris

    Containing over 7000 entries, A Biographical Dictionary of Women Physicians Nineteenth-Century America captures the diversity of the individual women who sought to become physicians, their wide range of medical interests, and their accomplishments in the field pertinent medical and autobiographical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Early Professional Women in Northern Europe, c. 1650 to the 1850s

    By Johanna Ilmakunnas, Marjatta Rahikainen & Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

    After four decades of substantial scholarly work, much is now known about women’s paid work, their involvement in pecuniary pursuits and their role in the economy in general in the European past. Yet despite this advance, the received image of economically active and career-oriented women in the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Women in the Medieval World

    Edited by Cordelia Beattie

    The study of medieval women has flourished over the last forty years or so, challenging the idea of a universality of experience among women. This new collection of major works from Routledge addresses the different ways in which medieval women have been studied by looking at religious and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Critical Concepts in Women's History

  • Sexuality in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how it helps explain sexuality in the present. The subject of sexuality is often a controversial one, and exploring it through a world history perspective emphasizes the extent to which societies, including our own, are still reacting to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    Themes in World History

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