Women's History Journal

Women’s History Summer 2016

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Pregnacy Special Issue

  • Katarzyna Bronk on From one father to another: William Cobbett’s advice on motherhood and maternity, 5
  • Sara Read on ‘Thanksgiving after Twice Miscarrying’: Divine Will, Women, and Miscarriage in Early Modern England, 11
  • Hannah Charnock on ‘This Haunting Sadness’: Press coverage of John Corrie’s Abortion (Amendment) Bill, 1979-1980, 16
  • Chelsea Phillips on Mrs. Pickle’s mistake: the origins of an eighteenth-century satirical print, 23
  • Emma O’Toole on Dressing the expectant mother: Maternity fashion in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Ireland, 26

Book Reviews

  • Jessica L. Malay, The Case of Mrs Mary Hampson: Her Story of Marriage, Abuse and Defiance in Seventeenth-Century England, Stanford: Stanford University Press: 2014, 33
  • Sean Ward (ed. and trans.), Memoirs (1630–1680): Sophia of Hanover, Toronto, Centre For Reformation and Renaissance Studies and ITER: 2013, 33
  • Yvonne McEwen, In the Company of Nurses. The History of the British Army Nursing Services in the Great War, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014, 34
  • Vivien Newman, We Also Served. The Forgotten Women of the First World War, Barnsley, Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, 2014, 34
  • V. Brownlee, & L. Gallagher, (eds), Biblical Women in Early Modern Literary Culture, 1550-1700, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015, 36
  • P. G. Maxwell-Stuart, The British Witch: The Biography, Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2014, 36
  • Hester Vaizey, Born in the GDR Living in the Shadow of the Wall, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014, 37
  • Christine Muscat, Magdalene Nuns and Penitent Prostitutes, Malta Book Distributors Limited, 2013, 38
  • Deborah Heller (ed.) Bluestockings Now! The Evolution of a Social Role, Farnham, Surrey and Burlington VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015, 39

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