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Women: a cultural review

Victorian ‘Anti-racism’ and Feminism in Britain

Towards the end of the nineteenth century some individuals, such as the African-American Ida B. Wells, began to write about the close connections between racial…

Feminism and Women’s Work, 1776–1928

This article surveys the emergence of work as a key priority for feminism, as it developed from early roots in the late eighteenth century, through…

Men and the Women’s Movement

A number of men in nineteenth-century Britain and the United States were supportive of the women’s movement. The essay discusses men such as William Thompson,…

Sexuality (1880–1928)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was vibrant debate among feminists about the way in which male and female sexual behaviour was…

The Victorian New Woman

In looking at the British New Woman of the late nineteenth century, this essay explores the complex and vibrant history of the cultural figure and…

Women and Science

This essay provides an overview of women and science, both as practitioners and subjects of scientific enquiry, from the late eighteenth century through to the…

Women and Victorian Spiritualism

This article examines the powerful position that female spiritualist practitioners acquired in the spiritualist movement, and its association with the Women’s Rights Movement. Woman-centred spiritualism…

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

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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A Woman in Battle A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures and Travels of Madame Loretta Janeta Velasquez otherwise known as Lieutenant Harry T. Bulard

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Chapter XV Joan of Arc and the Modern Psychic Movement

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Women in World History Readings from 1500 to the Present

This work is one of two volumes presenting selected histories from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. It discusses issues within a female context and…

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Africa The Colonial Legacy

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China and Japan The Neo-Confucian Regimes of the Qing Monarchy and the Tokugawa Shogunate

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Europe Witches, Workers, and Queens

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India National Unity, Gender Divisions

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India Women of the Mughal Empire

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