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  • Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make Historyby Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

       From admired historian?and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans?Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history.    In 1976, in an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, "Well behaved women seldom make history."  Today these words appear on t-shirts, mugs, bumper stickers, greeting cards, and... more...

  • Woman of Valorby Stephen B. Oates

    Free Press 1995; US$ 23.95

    When the Civil War broke out, Clara Barton wanted more than anything to be a Union soldier, an impossible dream for a thirty-nine-year-old woman, who stood a slender five feet tall. Determined to serve, she became a veritable soldier, a nurse, and a one-woman relief agency operating in the heart of the conflict. Now, award-winning author Stephen B.... more...

  • The Nets of Modernismby Maud Ellmann

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    An important contribution to literary criticism by one of the foremost modernist scholars working today, first published in 2010. more...

  • Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese Historyby Susan L. Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    Tracks the transformation of sexuality and gender in China, from late imperial times to modern times. more...

  • Girl Talkby Jennifer Hatmaker

    The Navigators 2014; US$ 12.99

    Women are relational by design, but in the frenzy of everyday life friendships are often the first casualty on an overwhelming to-do list. Girl Talk helps explain 5 levels of communication that nurture intimacy. Reset your priorities while studying God’s design for community. Leader's guide included. • Personal study between meetings.... more...

  • The Experiences of Face Veil Wearers in Europe and the Lawby Eva Brems

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Studies the experiences of face veil wearers in Europe and examines the ramifications of the empirical findings for legislative agendas. more...

  • Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spyby Karen Abbott

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 18.99

    Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and ?pioneer of sizzle history? (USA Today ), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War. Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of... more...

  • A Shining Thread of Hopeby Darlene Clark Hine; Kathleen Thompson

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.95

    At the greatest moments and in the cruelest times, black women have been a crucial part of America's history.  Now, the inspiring history of black women in America is explored in vivid detail by two leaders in the fields of African American and women's history. A Shining Thread of Hope chronicles the lives of black women from indentured servitude... more...

  • Zami: A New Spelling of My Nameby Geraldine Audre Lorde

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 16.99

    “ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author's vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde's work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.”—... more...

  • Inconceivableby Julia Indichova

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2002; US$ 13.95

    A memoir of hope for the thousands of women struggling with infertility, from one who beat the odds by simply tuning in to her body and tapping her well of sheer determination. At a time when more and more women are trying to get pregnant at increasingly advanced ages, fertility specialists and homeopathic researchers boast endless treatment options.... more...