Women's & Gender History Products

  • The History of Nursing

    Edited by Christine Hallett

    The History of Nursing is a complex, shifting discipline engaged in an ongoing search for identity and purpose. If its earliest works were celebratory narratives of ‘great deeds’ and ‘influential nurses’, dominated by biographies of Florence Nightingale and tropes of imperial womanhood, then from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Reconstructions of Cambodian History

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian history and historiography, with an ultimate aim to broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe 4ed, and The Witchcraft Sourcebook, 2ed - BUNDLE

    By Brian P. Levack

    The fourth edition of The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe, written by one of the leading names in the field, is the ideal resource for both students and scholars of the witch-hunts.For those starting out in their studies of witch-beliefs and witchcraft trials, Brian Levack provides a concise…

    Pack – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Men After War

    Edited by Stephen McVeigh, Nicola Cooper

    This book is an innovative collection of original research which analyzes the many varieties of post-conflict masculinity. Exploring topics such as physical disability and psychological trauma, and masculinity and sexuality in relation to the "feminizing" contexts of wounding and desertion, this…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Political Worlds of Women

    Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Sarah Richardson

    Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women were able to contribute to political affairs in the nineteenth century. Examining the contribution…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Female Agency in the Urban Economy

    Gender in European Towns, 1640-1830

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Anne Montenach

    This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies. Gender politics complicated and shaped the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • First World War Nursing

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Alison S. Fell, Christine E. Hallett

    This book brings together a collection of works by scholars who have produced some of the most innovative and influential work on the topic of First World War nursing in the last ten years. The contributors employ an interdisciplinary collaborative approach that takes into account multiple facets…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970

    International Perspectives

    Edited by E. Lisa Panayotidis, Paul Stortz

    This edited collection illustrates the way in which women’s experiences of academe could be both contextually diverse but historically and culturally similar. It looks at both the micro (individual women and universities) and macro-level (comparative analyses among regions and countries) within…

    Hardback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Belle La Follette

    Progressive Era Reformer

    By Nancy C. Unger

    In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case La Follette as "probably the least known yet most influential of all the American women who have had to do with public affairs." A dedicated advocate for women's suffrage, peace, and other causes, she served as a key advisor to her husband, leading…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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