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Baring Witness

36 Mormon Women Talk Candidly about Love, Sex, and Marriage

by Holly Welker

<div>In Baring Witness , Welker and thirty-six Mormon women write about devotion and love and luck, about the wonder of discovery, and about the journeys, both thorny and magical, to humor, grace, and contentment. They speak to a diversity of ...

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Bearing Witness

Women and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa

by Fiona C. Ross

<p>People who witness acts of terror and violence are often called after the event to bear witness to what they saw. In cases where this violence is inflicted by the state upon its own people, the process of bearing witness is both politically ...

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Beauty and Misogyny

Harmful cultural practices in the West

by Sheila Jeffreys

<p>The new edition of <em>Beauty and Misogyny</em> revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to ...

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Beauty, Virtue, Power, and Success in Venezuela 1850–2015

by Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols

<p><em>Beauty, Virtue, Power, and Success in Venezuela 1850–2015</em> examines the societal duty of Venezuelan women to display and perform their inner virtue and worth through careful management of their outer physical appearance in four ...

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Because all is not lost

Verse on Grief

by Sweta Srivastava Vikram

<p>Sweta Srivastava Vikram is a multi-genre writer living in New York City. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in literary journals, online publications, and anthologies across six countries and three continents. Sweta has attended several ...

ISBN: 9781615999507

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Beckoned by the Sea

Women at Work on the Cascadia Coast

by Sylvia Taylor

<p><em>A rich and diverse tapestry weaving together the many voices, narratives, skills, and talents of women up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who devote their lives and careers to the sea.</em></p> <p><em>Beckoned by the Sea</em> ...

ISBN: 9781772031805

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Become

Be Who God Has Called You to Be—Come into His Presence and Become More Than You Ever Thought Was Possible

by Ellen Vanda

<p>When a woman enters into the presence of an empowering, faithful, merciful and loving Lord, her life will become more than she ever thought was possible. The book that I have written not only encourages women but also challenges them to enter

ISBN: 9781490830568

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Before Salem

Witch Hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647–1663

by Richard S. Ross

<p>Decades before the Salem Witch trials, 11 people were hanged as witches in the Connecticut River Valley. The advent of witch hunting in New England was directly influenced by the English Civil War and the witch trials in England led by ...

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Beginning to See the Light

Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

by Ellen Willis

<DIV><P>From the <i>New Yorker</i>’s inimitable first pop music critic comes this pioneering collection of essays by a conscientious writer whose political realm is both radical and rational, and whose prime preoccupations are with rock ’n’ ...

ISBN: 9781452934273

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Behind a Mask, or, a Woman's Power

by Louisa May Alcott

<p><strong>In this collection of four short stories, Louisa May Alcott reveals herself as a racy, infinately readable author. Each story features strong women, with sharp tongues and sharper wits. Every plot has an unexpected twist, and a ...

ISBN: 1230000246755

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Beyond God the Father

Toward a Philosophy of Women's Liberation

by Mary Daly

<p>'Certainly one of the most promising theological statements of our time.' --The Christian Century</p> <p>'Not for the timid, this brilliant book calls for nothing short of the overthrow of patriarchy itself.' --The Village ...

ISBN: 9780807015223

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Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

by Brittney C. Cooper

<p><em>Beyond Respectability</em> charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s. Eschewing the Great Race Man ...

ISBN: 9780252099540

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Beyond Rosie

A Documentary History of Women and World War II

by Julia Brock, Jennifer W. Dickey, Richard Harker & others

<p>More so than any war in history, World War II was a woman’s war. Women, motivated by patriotism, the opportunity for new experiences, and the desire to serve, participated widely in the global conflict. Within the Allied countries, women of ...

ISBN: 9781610755573

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Beyond Surgery

Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

by Anita Hannig

<p>Over the past few decades, maternal childbirth injuries have become a potent symbol of Western biomedical intervention in Africa, affecting over one million women across the global south. Western-funded hospitals have sprung up, offering ...

ISBN: 9780226457321

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Beyond the Scent of Sorrow

by Sweta Srivastava Vikram

<p>Sweta Srivastava Vikram is an award-winning writer, poet, novelist, author, essayist, columnist, blogger, and educator whose musings have translated into four chapbooks of poetry, two collaborative collections of poetry, a fiction novel, and ...

ISBN: 9781615999743

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Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness

Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons

by Jane Lazarre

<p>&quot;I am Black,&quot; Jane Lazarre's son tells her. &quot;I have a Jewish mother, but I am not 'biracial.' That term is meaningless to me.&quot; In this moving memoir, Jane Lazarre, the white Jewish mother of now adult Black sons, offers a ...

ISBN: 9780822374145

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Big Pharma, Women, and the Labour of Love

by Thea Cacchioni

<p>In 2010, Thea Cacchioni testified before the US Food and Drug Administration against flibanserin, a drug proposed to treat low sexual desire in women, dubbed by the media the “pink Viagra.” She was one of many academics and activists sounding

ISBN: 9781442694118

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Birth of the Uncool

by Walker, Madeline

Birth of the Cool, a compilation album by jazz great Miles Davis, was released in 1957, the year before I was born. That album defined "cool jazz": elegant, distant, hip, and stylish. Davis and his eight co- musicians made it all look so easy. ...

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birth of the uncool

by Walker, Madeline

Birth of the Cool, a compilation album by jazz great Miles Davis, was released in 1957, the year before I was born. That album defined "cool jazz": elegant, distant, hip, and stylish. Davis and his eight co- musicians made it all look so easy. ...

ISBN: 9781927335376

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Birthed from Scorched Hearts

Women Respond to War

by MariJo Moore

<p>Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine ...

ISBN: 9781555918828

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