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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…

Volume 4. India

In 1912, Sarojini Naidu, Indian poetess, political activist, first governor of the state of Uttar Pradesh, as well as wife, mother, orator, and envoy, published…

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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…

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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Volume 6. Orientalist Gothic

John Drew, in his comprehensive examination of ‘India and the Romantic Imagination’, describes Sydney Owenson’s The Missionary: An Indian Tale (3 vols, 1811) as ‘oriental…

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

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India National Unity, Gender Divisions

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India Women of the Mughal Empire

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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

Women and the First World War

The First World War was the first modern, total war, one requiring the mobilisation of both civilians and combatants. Particularly in Europe, the main theatre…

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Women’s Activism Global Perspectives from the 1890s to the Present

Women’s Activism brings together twelve innovative contributions from feminist historians from around the world to look at how women have always found ways to challenge…

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

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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Women in Transnational History Connecting the local and the global

Women in Transnational History offers a range of fresh perspectives on the field of women’s history, exploring how cross-border connections and global developments since the…

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