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Women in Higher Education, 1850–1970 International Perspectives

This edited collection illustrates how women’s lived experiences in academe could be diverse but in some ways historically and culturally similar. It looks at both…

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Imperial Ideals Women in Scotland's Universities and the British Empire

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Sex and Class in Women's History Essays from Feminist Studies

The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the…

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Edith Wharton's the Custom of the Country A Reassessment

Bringing together leading Wharton scholars from Europe, and North America, this volume offers the first ever collection of essays on Edith Wharton's 1913 tour de…

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'It's Better to Watch' Compulsive Voyeurism in The Custom of the Country and The House of Mirth

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'Lost in Translation' Financial Plots and the Modernist Reader in The Custom of the Country

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Worst Parents Ever Cultures of Childhood in The Custom of the Country

Women, Work and Protest A century of US women's labor history

As paid work becomes increasingly central in women’s lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best…

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'Where I was a person' The Ladies' Auxiliary in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters' strikes 1

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Bread before roses American workingmen, labor unions and the family wage

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The Routledge History of Sex and the Body 1500 to the Present

The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present…

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Looking at Sex Pornography and erotica since 1750

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Women and Work in Britain since 1840

The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early 1840s to the end of…

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Politics and Society The Journals of Lady Knightley of Fawsley 1885–1913

Louisa Mary, Lady Knightley of Fawnsley, was a woman of unusually wide interests, especially in the field of public affairs. In an age when few…

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Bluestockings Now! The Evolution of a Social Role

Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an…

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Bluestocking Work Learning, Literature, and Lore in the Onset of Modernity 1

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Mary Wollstonecraft and Feminist Republicanism Independence, Rights and the Experience of Unfreedom

Mary Wollstonecraft is a writer whose work continues to provoke scholarly debate. But Wollstonecraft the historical figure often obscures her importance as a philosopher. Halldenius…

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Epilogue A Feminist Without a Movement

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Liberation Economic Independence and Civil Existence

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Revolution The Political Circumstances of Action and Change

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Fit Work for Women

This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not…

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Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature Stowe, Alcott, Cather, and Wharton Writing Home

Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature explores the ways in which four American women writers from the mid-nineteenth to the early-twentieth century…

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New Woman Hybridities Femininity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880-1930

Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem…

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Bertha Thomas The New Woman and ‘Anglo-Welsh’ hybridity

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Riding the tiger Ambivalent images of the New Woman in the popular press of the Weimar Republic

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Subverting the flapper The unlikely alliance of Irish popular and ecclesiastical press in the 1920s

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New Woman Hybridities Femininity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880–1930

Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem…

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Bertha Thomas The New Woman and ‘Anglo-Welsh’ hybridity

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Riding the tiger Ambivalent images of the New Woman in the popular press of the Weimar Republic

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Subverting the flapper The unlikely alliance of Irish popular and ecclesiastical press in the 1920s

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Women Against Slavery The British Campaigns, 1780–1870

This comprehensive study of women anti-slavery campaigners fills a serious gap in abolitionist history. Covering all stages of the campaign, Women Against Slavery uses hitherto…

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Eleanor Marx (1855–1898) Life · Work · Contacts

Karl Marx's youngest daughter Eleanor (1855-98) is one of the most significant figures in the cultural politics of the late nineteenth century. As a feminist…

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Radical Voices Eleanor Marx and Victoria Woodhull

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Women in Movement Feminism and Social Action

First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women’s movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of…

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The Woman Movement Feminism in the United States and England

This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is…

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Mothers of a New World Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States

This book explores the historical evolution of such claims, and their relationship to the rise of women's movements and the emergence of welfare states in…

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Suffer and Be Still Women in the Victorian Age

First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased,…

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Marriage, Redundancy or Sin The Painter’s View of Women in the First Twenty-Five Years of Victoria’s Reign

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Women in Europe Since 1750

In dealing with the common experience of women in modern society, this book provides a deeper insight into European women at work, at home, at…

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Suffrage Days Stories from the women’s suffrage movement

This is a history of the suffrage movement in Britain from the beginnings of the first sustained campaign in the 1860s to the winning of…

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Last Words Women’s suffragists and women’s history after the vote

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Understanding the Victorians Politics, Culture, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain

The Victorian era was a time of dramatic change. During this period Britain ruled the largest empire on earth, witnessed the expansion of democracy, and…

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Self-Made Men Temperance, Identity, and Authority in Antebellum America

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