Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

By: Susan Kingsley Kent

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Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 364 pages.


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Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990 is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present, focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural, and economic life.

Using a chronological framework, the book examines:

* the roles, responsibilities, and identities of men and women
* how power relationships were established within these various gender systems
* how women and men reacted to the institutions, laws, customs, beliefs, and practices that constituted their various worlds
* class, radical, and ethnic considerations
* the role of the empire in the development of British institutions and identities
* the Civil War
* industrialization
* Victorian morality
* twentieth-century suffrage
* the world wars
* second-wave feminism.

Students of both history and gender studies will find this incredibly useful in the pursuit of their degree.

Title: Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

Author: Susan Kingsley Kent

Categories: European History, Women's Studies,

Publisher: Routledge: 1999

ISBN Number: 0415147425

ISBN Number 13: 9780415147422

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Women's Studies

Seller ID: 145065