Women's & Gender History Products

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    'Women First' Revisited

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    New Political Economy

  • The Opposite Sexes

    A Study of Woman's Natural and Cultural History

    By Dr. Adolf Heilborn

    Originally published in English in 1927, this study discusses the physical differences between men and women and how this affected the views of men and women of society. With all known information at the time, the author also details perceived mental differences between the sexes and finishes with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Night Battles (RLE Witchcraft)

    Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

    By Carlo Ginzburg

    Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives, the book recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centred on the benandanti. These men and women regarded themselves as professional anti-witches, who (in dream-like states) apparently fought ritual battles against witches and wizards, to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

  • Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land

    A Jungian Portrait

    By Phyllis Marie Jensen

    Emily Carr, often called Canada’s Van Gogh, was a post-impressionist explorer, artist and writer. In Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land Phyllis Marie Jensen draws on analytical psychology and the theories of feminism and social constructionism for insights into Carr’s life in the late…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 

  • Women of the Middle East

    Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek

    The academic study of women in the Middle East grew from traditional branches of learning such as history, anthropology, politics, and literary studies. More recently, it has incorporated cutting-edge areas of academic endeavour, including critical theory and new thinking on sexuality, labour,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25

  • Gendering the Settler State

    White Women, Race, Liberalism and Empire in Rhodesia, 1950-1980

    By Kate Law

    White women cut an ambivalent figure in the transnational history of the British Empire. They tend to be remembered as malicious harridans personifying the worst excesses of colonialism, as vacuous fusspots, whose lives were punctuated by a series of frivolous pastimes, or as casualties of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Merry Wiesner-Hanks

    Research on women and gender in the early modern world is booming: the field has a scholarly society that is now more than twenty years old; a specialized annual journal; a tri-annual conference; and a book series. How the topic is studied has changed over time: while past scholarship tended to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Critical Concepts in Women's History

  • 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
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • 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 – 2015-10-07

  • 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 – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

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