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  • Living in Sin

    Living in Sin
    av Ginger Frost

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719085697

    Living in sin is the first book-length study of cohabitation in nineteenth-century England, based on research into the lives of hundreds of couples. 'Common-law' marriages did not have any legal basis, so the Victorian courts had to wrestle with uni…

  • Living in Sin

    Living in Sin
    av Ginger Frost

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719077364

    Living in sin is the first book-length study of cohabitation in nineteenth-century England, based on research into the lives of hundreds of couples. 'Common-law' marriages did not have any legal basis, so the Victorian courts had to wrestle with uni…

  • The Shadow of Marriage

    The Shadow of Marriage
    av Katherine Holden

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719068935

    This book stakes out new territory within an exciting, emerging field of study. Not only does it uncover the history of a neglected group, but it also offers valuable insights into the significance of marital status which are equally relevant to cur…

  • The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115

    The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115
    av David Hay

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719073595

    This is the first account in English of the entire, forty year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, it explains how one famous noblewoman rose to the de…

  • The Business of Everyday Life

    The Business of Everyday Life
    av Beverly Lemire

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719072239

    From 1600 to 1900 a growing consumerism fired the English economy, shaping the priorities of individuals, and determining the allocation of resources within families. Everyday business might mean making a trip to the pawnbroker, giving a loan to a t…

  • Murder and Morality in Victorian Britain

    Murder and Morality in Victorian Britain
    av Eleanor Gordon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719080692

    This book explores the life of Madeleine Smith, who in 1857 was tried for poisoning her secret lover. As well as charting the course of this illicit relationship and Madeleine's subsequent trial, the authors draw on a wide range of sources to pursue…

  • Murder and Morality in Victorian Britain

    Murder and Morality in Victorian Britain
    av Eleanor Gordon

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719077685

    This book explores the life of Madeleine Smith, who in 1857 was tried for poisoning her secret lover. As well as charting the course of this illicit relationship and Madeleine's subsequent trial, the authors draw on a wide range of sources to pursue…

  • Destined for a Life of Service

    Destined for a Life of Service
    av Henrice Altink

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719080289

    Based on a wide range of original sources, including folktales, anthropological studies, court statements, poetry and speeches, this book sheds new light on the struggle of people of African descent for full and equal citizenship in the post-emancip…

  • Women of Letters

    Women of Letters
    av Leonie Hannan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719099427

    Women of letters writes a new history of English women's intellectual worlds using their private letters as evidence of hidden networks of creative exchange. The book argues that many women of this period engaged with a life of the mind and demonstr…

  • Modern Women on Trial

    Modern Women on Trial
    av Lucy Bland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719082641

    Modern women on trial looks at several sensational trials involving drugs, murder, adultery, miscegenation and sexual perversion in the period 1918-24. The trials, all with young female defendants, were presented in the media as morality tales, warn…

  • The State as Master

    The State as Master
    av Maria Agren

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526100641

    We tend to think of state service as the typical male form of work. However, this notion does not do justice to the early history of states and their servants, and it obscures the role of women and gender entirely. Teasing out these entanglements, T…

  • Infidel Feminism

    Infidel Feminism
    av Laura Schwarz

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719085826

    Infidel feminism is the first in-depth study of a distinctive brand of women's rights that emerged out of the Victorian Secularist movement. It looks at the lives and work of a number of female activists, whose renunciation of religion shaped their…

  • Infidel Feminism

    Infidel Feminism
    av Laura Schwarz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719097287

    Infidel feminism is the first in-depth study of a distinctive brand of women's rights that emerged out of the Victorian Secularist movement. It looks at the lives and work of a number of female activists, whose renunciation of religion shaped their…

  • Jewish Women in Europe in the Middle Ages: A Quiet Revolution

    Jewish Women in Europe in the Middle Ages: A Quiet Revolution
    av Simha Goldin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719083297

    Goldin's study explores the relationships between men and women within Jewish society living in Germany, northern France and England among the Christian population over a period of some 350 years. Looking at original Hebrew sources to conduct a soci…

  • Modern Motherhood

    Modern Motherhood
    av Angela Davis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719095467

    Winner of the Women's History Network Book Prize, 2013This book examines women's experiences of motherhood in England in the years between 1945 and 2000. Based on a new body of 160 oral history interviews, the book offers the first comprehensive his…

  • Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

    Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm
    av Susan M. Johns

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719063053

    The first major work on noblewomen in the twelfth century and Normandy, and of the ways in which they exercised power. Offers an important reconceptualisation of women's role in aristocratic society and suggests new ways of looking at lordship and t…

  • The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115

    The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115
    av David J. Hay

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719073588

    This is the first account in English of the entire, 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, it explains how one famous noblewoman rose to the defen…

  • Masculinities in Politics and War

    Masculinities in Politics and War

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719065217

    Politics and war are crucial to the history of masculinity, yet have been neglected in the emergent historiography of masculinity. This book opens up new avenues in gender history by mapping masculinity's part in making revolution, waging war, build…

  • The Feminine Public Sphere

    The Feminine Public Sphere
    av Megan Smitley

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719079665

    At a time when women were barred from clerical roles, middle-class women made use of the informal power structures of Victorian and Edwardian associationalism in order to actively participate as citizens.This investigation of women's part in civic l…

  • The Women'S Liberation Movement in Scotland

    The Women'S Liberation Movement in Scotland
    av Sarah Browne

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719087295

    This is the first book-length account of the women's liberation movement in Scotland, which, using documentary evidence and oral testimony, charts the origins and development of this important social movement of the post-1945 period. In doing so, it…

  • Queen and Country

    Queen and Country
    av Emma Vickers

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784991180

    Queen and country examines the complex intersection between same-sex desire and the British Armed Forces during the Second World War. It illuminates how men and women lived, loved and survived in an institution which, at least publicly, was unequivo…

  • Queen and Country

    Queen and Country
    av Emma Vickers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719082948

    The first study of its kind in the UK, Queen and country examines the complex intersection between same-sex desire and the British Armed Forces during the Second World War. It illuminates how men and women lived, loved and survived in an institution…

  • The 'Perpetual Fair'

    The 'Perpetual Fair'
    av Anne Wohlcke

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784992873

    Each summer, a 'perpetual fair' plagued eighteenth-century London, a city in transition overrun by a burgeoning population. City officials attempted to control disorderly urban amusement according to their own gendered understandings of order and mo…

  • The 'Perpetual Fair'

    The 'Perpetual Fair'
    av Anne Wohlcke

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719090912

    Each summer, a 'perpetual fair' plagued eighteenth-century London, a city in transition overrun by a burgeoning population. City officials attempted to control disorderly urban amusement according to their own gendered understandings of order and mo…

  • Love, Intimacy and Power

    Love, Intimacy and Power
    av Katie Barclay

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719084904

    Through an analysis of the correspondence of over one hundred couples from the Scottish elites across the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, this book explores how ideas around the nature of emotional intimacy, love, and friendship within marriage…

  • Love, Intimacy and Power

    Love, Intimacy and Power
    av Katie Barclay

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719095559

    Winner of the 2012 Senior Hume Brown Prize in Scottish History and the 2012 Women's History Network (UK) Book PrizeThrough an analysis of the correspondence of over one hundred couples from the Scottish elites across the seventeenth to nineteenth ce…

  • Myth and Materiality in a Woman's World

    Myth and Materiality in a Woman's World
    av Lynn Abrams

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719065934

    The place of women in Shetland society is unique. In this isolated island group off the north of Scotland, women dominated the family, economy and the cultural imagination for 200 years. Here, women were numerically preponderant and economically vit…

  • Myth and Materiality in a Woman's World

    Myth and Materiality in a Woman's World
    av Lynn Abrams

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719065927

    Shetland has a history unique in Europe, for over the past two centuries it was a place where women dominated the family, economy, and the cultural imagination. Women ran households and crofts without men. They maintained families and communities be…

  • Women Police

    Women Police
    av Louise A. Jackson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719089107

    Women Police examines the professional roles, identities, activities and everyday experiences of women employed within the UK police service since the First World War against a backdrop of social and cultural change.As the first in-depth historical…

  • Women, Credit, and Debt in Early Modern Scotland

    Women, Credit, and Debt in Early Modern Scotland
    av Cathryn Spence

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784992538

    This text provides the first full-length consideration of women's economic roles in early modern Scottish towns. Drawing on tens of thousands of cases entered into burgh court litigation between 1560 and 1640 in Edinburgh, Dundee, Haddington and Lin…

  • Women and the Shaping of British Methodism

    Women and the Shaping of British Methodism
    av Jennifer M. Lloyd

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719078859

    A response to the prominent Methodist historian David Hempton's call to analyse women's experience within Methodism, this book is the first to deal with British Methodist women preachers over the entire nineteenth century.The author covers women pre…

  • Women'S Medical Work in Early Modern France

    Women'S Medical Work in Early Modern France
    av Susan Broomhall

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719062872

    Women have long been crucial to the provision of medical services, both in the treatment of sickness and in maintaining health. In this study, Susan Broomhall situates the practices and perceptions of women's medical work in France in the context of…

  • Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement

    Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement
    av Maureen Wright

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719081095

    This book provides the first full-length biography of Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918) - someone referred to among contemporaries as 'the grey matter in the brain' of the late-Victorian women's movement. A pacifist, humanitarian 'free-thinker…

  • Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement

    Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement
    av Maureen Wright

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719091353

    This book provides the first full-length biography of Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918) - someone referred to among contemporaries as 'the grey matter in the brain' of the late-Victorian women's movement. A pacifist, humanitarian 'free-thinker…

  • Women and Museums 1850-1914

    Women and Museums 1850-1914
    av Kate Hill

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719081156

    This book recovers the significant contribution made by women to museums, not just in obvious roles such as workers, but also as donors, visitors, volunteers and patrons. It suggests that women persistently acted to domesticate the museum, by import…

  • Housewives and Citizens

    Housewives and Citizens
    av Caitriona Beaumont

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719086076

    This book explores the contribution that five conservative, voluntary and popular women's organisations made to women's lives and to the campaign for women's rights throughout the period 1928-64. The book challenges existing histories of the women's…

  • Housewives and Citizens

    Housewives and Citizens
    av Caitriona Beaumont

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719097256

    After an extremely successful debut in hardback, Housewives and citizens is now available in paperback for the first time. This book explores the contribution that five conservative, voluntary and popular women's organisations made to women's lives…

  • Gender, Nation and Conquest in the High Middle Ages

    Gender, Nation and Conquest in the High Middle Ages
    av Susan M. Johns

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719089992

    Nest of Deheubarth was one of the most notorious women of the Middle Ages, mistress of Henry I and many other men, famously beautiful and strong-willed, object of one of the most notorious abduction/elopements of the period and ancestress of one of…

  • Imagining Caribbean Womanhood

    Imagining Caribbean Womanhood
    av Rochelle Rowe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719088674

    Over fifty years after Jamaican and Trinidadian independence, Imagining Caribbean womanhood examines the links between beauty and politics in the Anglophone Caribbean, providing a first cultural history of Caribbean beauty competitions, spanning fro…

  • Being Boys

    Being Boys
    av Melanie Tebbutt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719066146

    This original and fresh approach to the emotions of adolescence focuses on the leisure lives of working-class boys and young men in the inter-war years. Being boys challenges many stereotypes about their behaviour. It offers new perspectives on fami…

  • Being Boys

    Being Boys
    av Melanie Tebbutt

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719066139

    This original and fresh approach to the emotions of adolescence focuses on the leisure lives of working-class boys and young men in the inter-war years. Being Boys challenges many stereotypes about their behaviour. It offers new perspectives on fami…

  • Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia

    Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia
    av Lynne Attwood

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719081453

    This book explores the housing problem throughout the seventy years of Soviet history. It looks at changing political ideology on appropriate forms of housing under socialism, successive government policies on housing, and the meaning and experience…

  • Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy

    Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy
    av Sandra Cavallo

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719081514

    This groundbreaking study explores the role of those involved in various aspects of the care, comfort and appearance of the body in seventeenth and early eighteenth-century Italy, bringing to light the strong cultural affinities and social ties betw…

  • Women, Dowries and Agency

    Women, Dowries and Agency
    av Dana Wessell Lightfoot

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526106650

    This book examines labouring-status women in late medieval Valencia as they negotiated the fundamentally defining experience of their lives: marriage. Through the use of notarial records and civil court cases, it argues that the socio-economic and i…

  • Women, Dowries and Agency

    Women, Dowries and Agency
    av Dana Wessell Lightfoot

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719089466

    This book examines labouring-status women in late medieval Valencia as they negotiated the fundamentally defining experience of their lives: marriage. Through the use of notarial records and civil court cases, it argues that the socio-economic and i…

  • Jewish Women in Europe in the Middle Ages

    Jewish Women in Europe in the Middle Ages
    av Simha Goldin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526106605

    Goldin's study explores the relationships between men and women within Jewish society living in Germany, northern France and England among the Christian population over a period of some 350 years. Looking at original Hebrew sources to conduct a soci…

  • Victorians and the Virgin Mary

    Victorians and the Virgin Mary
    av Carol Engelhardt-Herringer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719095641

    This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ostensibly about theology and liturgy, were also attemp…

  • Women of the Right Spirit

    Women of the Right Spirit
    av Krista Cowman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719070037

    This book is the first investigation on how official organizers built and sustained the national militant campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union between 1903 and 1918. Whilst the overall policy of the Union was devised by an ever-decreas…

  • Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation

    Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation
    av Helen Glew

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719090271

    The Civil Service and the London County Council employed tens of thousands of women in Britain in the early twentieth century. As public employers these institutions influenced both each other and private organisations, thereby serving as a baromete…

  • The Independent Man

    The Independent Man
    av Matthew McCormack

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719070556

    'Independence' was an important ideal for men in Georgian England. In this period, however, the word meant much more than simply the virtues of self-sufficiency and impartiality. Most people believed that obligations absolutely compromised freedom a…

  • Women, Travel and Identity

    Women, Travel and Identity
    av Emma Robinson-Tomsett

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719087158

    The years between 1870 and 1940 are often considered a 'golden age' of travel: as larger and evermore sumptuous ships and trains were built, including the Orient Express, Blue Train, Lusitania and Normandie, journeying abroad became, and remains tod…