Women's & Gender History Products

  • Masculinity and Dress in Roman Antiquity

    By Kelly Olson

    In Masculinity and Dress in Roman Antiquity, Olson argues that clothing functioned as part of the process of communication by which elite male influence, masculinity, and sexuality were made known and acknowledged, and furthermore that these concepts interconnected in socially significant ways.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Men and Masculinity: The Basics

    By Nigel Edley

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Women's History

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience

    Edited by Deborah Simonton

    Challenging current perspectives of urbanisation, The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience explores how our towns and cities have shaped and been shaped by cultural, spatial and gendered influences. This volume discusses gender in an urban context in European, North…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Sexuality in Medieval Europe

    Doing Unto Others, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Mazo Karras

    Challenging the way the Middle Ages have been treated in general histories of sexuality, Sexuality in Medieval Europe shows how views at the time were conflicted and complicated; there was no single medieval attitude towards sexuality any more than there is one modern attitude. Focusing on marital…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study

    By Jean Li

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate Period. It is an intensive study of a corpus that is both geographically and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Women in the Classical World CC 4V

    Edited by Sheila Dillon, Sharon L. James

    The study of women in Graeco-Roman antiquity has a long history but many recent developments—prominent among which are the rise of feminist theory and theoretical and interpretive work in material culture—have transformed approaches to the study of women’s lived experiences in antiquity. This…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Classical Studies

  • Early Modern Emotions

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four sections…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Early Modern Themes

  • Women in English Society, 1500-1800

    Edited by Mary Prior

    Provides a systematic analysis of various aspects of women's lives between 1500 and 1800, concentrating on detailed research into specific groups of women where it has been possible to build up a picture in some detail.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Bess of Hardwick’s Letters

    Language, Materiality, and Early Modern Epistolary Culture

    By Alison Wiggins

    Bess of Hardwick's Letters is the first book-length study of the c. 250 letters to and from the remarkable Elizabethan dynast, matriarch and builder of houses Bess of Hardwick (c. 1527–1608). By surveying the complete correspondence, author Alison Wiggins uncovers the wide range of uses to which…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648–1920

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Hannu Salmi

    As Enlightenment notions of predictability, progress and the sense that humans could control and shape their environments informed European thought, catastrophes shook many towns to the core, challenging the new world view with dramatic impact. This book concentrates on a period marked by passage…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt

    By Trude Jacobsen

    This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as an inherent component. It outlines the nature of these social institutions – marriage, temporary…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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