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Devotion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240221, ISBN: HB: 9780300218626, Yale University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm, 11 black&white illus.
A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic – its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our cultu...
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(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work
ISBN: HB: 9780300218176, Yale University Press, August 2017
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to "make it" in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work. Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social med...
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Ill Composed Sickness, Gender, and Belief in Early Modern England
ISBN: PB: 9780300224306, ISBN: HB: 9780300200706, Yale University Press, October 2016
296 pp., 23x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
In the first in-depth study of how gender determined perceptions and experiences of illness in early modern England, Olivia Weisser invites readers into the lives and imaginations of ordinary seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Britons. Drawing on a...
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Gender Nonconformity and the Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300125856, Yale University Press, March 2016
256 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, its primary target was the outright exclusion of women from particular jobs. Over time, the Act's scope of protection has expanded to prevent not only discrimination based on sex but also discrimination b...
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Erotic Doll A Modern Fetish
ISBN: HB: 9780300152029, Yale University Press, December 2013
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 20 colour images, 110 black&white illus.
Since the 19th century, dolls have served as commodities but also as objects of possession and obsession, love and lust. That century witnessed the emergence of the term "heterosexual" as well as distinctly modern conceptions of fetishism, perversity...
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Nature's Noblemen Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-century American West
ISBN: HB: 9780300136067, Yale University Press, July 2013
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
In this fascinating book Monica Rico explores the myth of the American West in the nineteenth century as a place for men to assert their masculinity by "roughing it" in the wilderness and reveals how this myth played out in a transatlantic context. R...
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Women, Work, and Politics The Political Economy of Gender Inequality
ISBN: PB: 9780300171341, Yale University Press, September 2011
224 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labour outside the home, which is a function o...
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£24,00
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Capital Affairs London and the Making of the Permissive Society
ISBN: HB: 9780300118797, Yale University Press, June 2010
400 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus., 6 colour illus.
Did Britain's permissive society start with swinging London? This exciting new account of 1950s London challenges the sexual myth of the 1960s, arguing that its roots lay further back in the city's dramatic cultures of austerity and affluence that ma...
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Hellfire Clubs Sex, Satanism and Secret Societies
ISBN: PB: 9780300164022, Yale University Press, March 2010
250 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The Hell-Fire Clubs scandalized eighteenth-century English society. Rumours of their orgies, recruitment of prostitutes, extensive libraries of erotica, extreme rituals, and initiation ceremonies circulated widely at the time, only to become more sen...
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Bellissima Feminine Beauty and the Idea of Italy
ISBN: PB: 9780300176803, Yale University Press, July 2007
328 pp., 23.5x19.1 cm, black&white illus.
"Das Rheingold", "Die Walkure", and "Siegfried". Parsifal. Tristan und Isolde. Both revered and reviled, Richard Wagner conceived some of the nineteenth century's most influential operas – and created some of the most indelible characters ever to gra...
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