Books in category Social Science – Women’s Studies

  • Come to My Sunland

    Come to My Sunland
    Julia Daniels Moseley

    This collection of letters – mainly to her husband, who made frequent business trips north, and her friend Eliza Slade – reveal the struggle of a cultured, urban woman adjusting to the hardships and isolation of life in pioneer Florida.

  • Mad Bad and Sad A History of Women and the Mind Doctors

    Mad, Bad, and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors
    Lisa Appignanesi

    Lisa Appignanesi charts a story from the days when the mad were considered possessed to our own century when the official psychiatric manual lists some 350 mental disorders.

  • A Casebook on Roman Family Law

    A Casebook on Roman Family Law
    Bruce W. Frier, Thomas A. McGinn

    This volume also contains a glossary of technical terms, biographies of the jurists, basic bibliographies of useful secondary literature, and a detailed introduction to the scholarly topics associated with Roman family law.

  • Katharine Dexter McCormick

    Katharine Dexter McCormick
    Armond Fields

    Tells the story of a formidable crusader for women's equality, McCormick was a driving force in the battle for the women's vote, the birth control movement, and Planned Parenthood.

  • Sisters and Saints

    Sisters and Saints
    Ann Braude

    Ann Braude examines the central role of women in American religious history, focusing on their efforts to achieve greater recognition and equal rights, their recent admission to religious leadership, and the emergence of feminist theology …

  • The Academic Kitchen

    The Academic Kitchen
    Maresi Nerad

    Presents a social history of gender stratification at the University of California at Berkeley through a combination of organizational theory and biography.

  • English Women s Voices 1540 1700

    English Women’s Voices, 1540-1700
    Charlotte F. Otten

  • Loose Cannons

    Loose Cannons
    Autumn Stephens

    Offers a collection of witty quotations from women past and present on topics ranging from sex and motherhood to women in sports

  • First Ladies of Disco

    First Ladies of Disco
    James Arena

    In this book of original interviews, 32 of these women tell their stories, explaining how they view their music, careers, connection to gay audiences, and their places in dance music history.

  • Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher
    John Blundell

    This book is John Blundell's personal portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the woman who was the pivotal point of the rescue of a country, a woman who woke up her nation and made it once again a world leader.

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