Books in category Social Science – Women’s Studies

  • Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World

    Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World
    Valerie L. Garver

    In Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World, Valerie L. Garver offers a fresh appraisal of the cultural and social history of eighth- and ninth-century women.

  • Lesbian Empire

    Lesbian Empire
    Gay Wachman

    A critical reading of sexually radical fiction by British women in the years during and after World War I. Gay Wachman examines work by Sylvia Townsend Warner, Virginia Woolf and Radclyffe Hall, along with the less well known Clemence Dane, …

  • Avenues of Participation

    Avenues of Participation
    Diane Singerman

    Intentionally excluded from formal politics in authoritarian states by reigning elites, do the common people have concrete ways of achieving community objectives? Contrary to conventional wisdom, this book demonstrates that they do.

  • Let Something Good be Said

    Let Something Good be Said
    Frances Elizabeth Willard, Carolyn De Swarte Gifford

    The definitive collection of speeches and writings of one of America's most important social reformers Thought to be the most famous woman in America at the time of her death, Frances E. Willard was best known for leading America's largest …

  • Hildegard of Bingen

    Hildegard of Bingen
    Maud Burnett McInerney

    This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In Praise of Black Women Ancient African queens

    In Praise of Black Women: Ancient African queens

    The abundant illustrations, many of them rare archival images, depict the diversity among Black women and make this volume a unique treasure for every art lover, every school, and every family.

  • Defying Gravity

    Defying Gravity
    Prill Boyle

    Prill Boyle gathered the encouraging stories of twelve daring and determined women who accomplished incredible things at an age when most people are beginning to wind down.

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