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Empire

The women of the British Empire have until recently had a bad press. Where they have not been ignored as merely a special case within…

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Sojourner Truth Prophet of Social Justice

Although Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and oppression, in liberation she emerged as a leader in the most radical causes of her era. She…

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Tracing Women’s Romanticism Gender, history, and transcendence

This book explores a cosmopolitan tradition of nineteenth-century novels written in response to Germaine de Staël's originary novel of the artist as heroine, corinne. The…

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The Political Worlds of Women Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain

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…

Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the art and science of…

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Engendering Health Pronatalist politics and the history of nursing and midwifery in colonial Senegal, 1914–1967

Borderlines Genders and Identities in War and Peace, 1870–1930

Borderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences…

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Spectacles and Sexualities The “Mise-en-ScÈne” of the “Tirailleur Sénégalais” on the Western Front, 1914–1920

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From Empire to Nation Images of Women and War in Ottoman Political Cartoons, 1908–1923*

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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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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Women’s Suffrage in the British Empire Citizenship, nation, and race

This volume explores the politics of women’s suffrage from the age of empire to the eve of decolonization. Leading international scholars analyze suffrage movements in…

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Harriet Tubman Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the Nineteenth Century

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…

The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India Exploring transgressions, contests and diversities

The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India was much more than a ‘sepoy mutiny’. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial…

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Introduction The Great Rebellion of 1857

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Prostitution, Race, and Politics Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire

In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the…

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Suffrage and the Pankhursts

First published in 1987. This collection brings together important articles written by Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters during the Suffragette Campaign, 1903-14. Includes a transcript…

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Volume 2. Work and Education

In the United States of America, the first Woman’s Rights Convention, held at Seneca Falls in 1848, issued a challenge to patriarchal power. The women…

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Feminism and Empire Women Activists in Imperial Britain, 1790–1865

Feminism and Empire establishes the foundational impact that Britain’s position as leading imperial power had on the origins of modern western feminism. Based on extensive…

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