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  • Julia Augusta

    Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Tracene Harvey

    Julia Augusta examines the socio-political impact of coin images of Augustus’ wife, Livia, within the broader context of her image in other visual media and reveals the detailed visual language that was developed for the promotion of Livia as the predominant female in the Roman imperial family.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • When Women Won The Vote

    The Final Decade, 1910 - 1920, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Opdycke

    When Women Won The Vote focuses on the final decade (1910-20) of American women’s fight for the vote—a fight that had already been underway for more than sixty years, and which culminated in the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Sandra Opdycke reveals how woman suffragists campaigned in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Colonialism, China and the Chinese

    Amidst Empires, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Monteath, Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

    This book explores the place of China and the Chinese during the age of imperialism. Focusing not only on the state but also on the vitality of Chinese culture and the Chinese diaspora, it examines the seeming contradictions of a period in which China came under immense pressure from imperial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation. It facilitates a pan-Indian understanding of the concerns taken up by the women writers, showing how ideas travel across regions and contribute towards building a thematic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Monarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Woodacre, Lucinda H.S. Dean, Chris Jones, Zita Rohr, Russell Martin

    The Routledge History of Monarchy draws together current research across the field of royal studies, providing a rich understanding of the history of monarchy from a variety of geographical, cultural and temporal contexts. Divided into four parts, this book presents a wide range of case studies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century

    Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Tatjana Goldberg

    Tanja Goldberg reveals the extent to which gender and socially constructed identity influenced female violinists’ ‘separate but unequal’ status in a great male-dominated virtuoso lineage, by focussing on the few that stood out: the American Maud Powell (1867-1920), Australian-born Alma Moodie (1898…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCormack

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928 explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender. Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928, the key question in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone-fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

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