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A History of European Women's Work: 1700 to the Present

by Simonton, Deborah

The work patterns of European women from 1700 onwards fluctuate in relation to ideological, demographic, economic and familial changes. In <EM>A History of European Women's Work</EM>, Deborah Simonton draws together recent research and ...

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A History of New Zealand Women

by Barbara Brookes

<p>What would a history of New Zealand look like that rejected Thomas Carlyle’s definition of history as ‘the biography of great men’, and focused instead on the experiences of women? One that shifted the angle of vision and examined the stages ...

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A Journey on Bare Feet

by Dalip Kaur Tiwana

A Journey on Bare Feet is a personal and deeply moving account of a woman's struggle towards intellectual and emotional self-realisation in a hostile environment. Set against the backdrop of traditional, zamindar Punjab with its oppressive ...

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A Law Unto Herself

by Rebecca Harding Davis

<p>A scathing critique of the legal status of women and their property rights in nineteenth-century America, Rebecca Harding Davis’s 1878 novel <em>A Law Unto Herself</em> chronicles the experiences of Jane Swendon, a seemingly naïve and ...

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A Life in Code

Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

by G. Stuart Smith

<p>? Protesters called it an act of war when the U.S. Coast Guard sank a Canadian-flagged vessel in the Gulf of Mexico in 1929. It took a cool-headed codebreaker solving a “trunk-full” of smugglers’ encrypted messages to get Uncle Sam out of the

ISBN: 9781476628165

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A Longing for Wisdom

One Woman’S Conscience and Her Church

by Patricia S. Taylor Edmisten

<p>Patricia S. Taylor Edmisten was raised and educated with the traditions of the Catholic faith. But in later years, she began to question this faith on which she had relied for most of her life. In <em>A Longing for Wisdom,</em> she probes her

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A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food

by Engelhardt, Elizabeth

Combining the study of food culture with gender studies and using perspectives from historical, literary, environmental, and American studies, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt examines what southern women&amp;rsquo;s choices about food tell us about ...

ISBN: 9780820341873

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A Mother's Tale

by Phillip Lopate

<p>In 1984, Phillip Lopate sat down with his mother, Frances, to listen to her life story. A strong, resilient, indomitable woman who lived through the major events of the twentieth century, she was orphaned in childhood, ran away and married ...

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A New England Nun And Other stories

by Mary E. Wilkins

<p data-version="1.1"><em>"A New England Nun And Other stories,"</em> is a collection of short stories about nostalgic New England small town & village life, showcasing Wilkin's basic beliefs.</p> <p>The "Nun" of the title story is Louisa Ellis,

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A New History of Iberian Feminisms

by Silvia Bermudez & Roberta Johnson

<p><em>A New History of Iberian Feminisms</em> is both a chronological history and an analytical discussion of feminist thought in the Iberian Peninsula, including Portugal, and the territories of Spain – the Basque Provinces, Catalonia, and ...

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A Rape in the Early Republic: Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial

by Smyth, Alexander

<P>On January 14, 1806, Sidney Hanson was raped by John Deskins on a rough gravel path in the woods in Tazewell County, Virginia. In the early nineteenth century, trials for rape were rare. Scanty court records typically lacked the detail needed

ISBN: 9780813169545

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A Restricted Country

by Joan Nestle

<p>A proud working class woman, an &quot;out&quot; lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution, Joan Nestle has stood at the forefront of American freedom struggles from the McCarthy era to the present day. Available for the first time in years, ...

ISBN: 9781573448109

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A Revolution in Tropes

Alloiostrophic Rhetoric

by Jane S. Sutton & Mari Lee Mifsud

<p>A Revolution in Tropes is a groundbreaking study of rhetoric and tropes. Theorizing new ways of seeing rhetoric and its relationship with democratic deliberation, Jane Sutton and Mari Lee Mifsud explore and display <em>alloiosis</em> as a ...

ISBN: 9780739195055

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A Taste for Brown Sugar

Black Women in Pornography

by Mireille Miller-Young

<p><em>A Taste for Brown Sugar</em> boldly takes on representations of black women's sexuality in the porn industry. It is based on Mireille Miller-Young's extensive archival research and her interviews with dozens of women who have worked in ...

ISBN: 9780822375913

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A Thesaurus of Women from Water to Music

by Barbara Joan Zeitz

<p>Within the pages of traditional history books that stand proudly on library shelves lies the accomplishments of many men who have helped to change the world with their talents. Unfortunately what is missing from the pages of those same books ...

ISBN: 9781491796412

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A Vindication of the Rights of Men

by Mary Wollstonecraft

In 1790 came that "extraordinary outburst of passionate intelligence," Mary Wollstonecraft's reply to Edmund Burke's attack on the principles of the French Revolution entitled a "Vindication of the Rights of Men." In this pamphlet she held up to

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)</p> <p>The first great manifesto of women’s rights, published in 1792 and an immediate best seller, made its author the toast of radical circles and the target of reactionary ones.</p> <p>Writing just ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

No feminism or feminist philosophy without "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman". Wollstonecraft argues not only that women ought to have the education of a woman should fit her position and role in society, but also that they are human beings ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>A Vindication of the Rights of Woman , published in 1792, argues for the equality of woman, and is widely considered to be the seminal work in modern Western feminism.</p> ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>After considering the historic page, and viewing the living world with anxious solicitude, the most melancholy emotions of sorrowful indignation have depressed my spirits, and I have sighed when obliged to confess, that either nature has made

ISBN: 9788493724993

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