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Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865

(Expanded, Annotated)

by Sarah Raymond Herndon

<p>Can you truly visualize today what it meant to cross America's Great Plains in the mid-19th century? It was a wondrous, perilous, oftentimes fatal journey without assurance of a successful life at the other end. Yet tens of thousands made the

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Deco Body, Deco City

Female Spectacle and Modernity in Mexico City, 1900–1939

by Ageeth Sluis

<p>In the turbulent decades following the Mexican Revolution, Mexico City saw a drastic influx of female migrants seeking escape and protection from the ravages of war in the countryside. While some settled in slums and tenements, where the ...

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Decolonizing Feminisms

Race, Gender, and Empire-building

by Laura E. Donaldson

<p>Donaldson presents new paradigms of interpretation that help to bring the often oppositional stances of First versus Third World and traditional versus postmodern feminism into a more constructive relationship. She situates contemporary ...

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Deep Breaths

The New Mom’s Handbook to Your Baby's First Year

by Michelle Pearson

<p>Over 4 million registered births in 2015 Pearson’s channel has over 45,000 subscribers Daily interaction is over 5,000 impressions with a growth of 32% over the last 30 days ThreadMB called Michelle’s ability to navigate the cute and fun ...

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Denying the Comfort Women

The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim & Akane Onozawa

<p>Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort ...

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Desire and Defiance

A Study of Bengali Women in Love, 1850-1930

by Aparna Bandyopadhyay

Power is the key element of patriarchy; and the other significant element is love. Traditional control over women’s sexuality was rearticulated in the mid-nineteenth century through the ideology of a non-consensual, non-dissoluble conjugality, ...

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Desperate Remedies

by Thomas Hardy

<p>In Desperate Remedies a young woman, Cytherea Graye, is forced by poverty to accept a post as lady's maid to the eccentric Miss Aldclyffe, the woman whom her father had loved but had been unable to marry. Cytherea loves a young architect, ...

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Development of Culture, Welfare States and Women's Employment in Europe

by Birgit Pfau-Effinger

<p>This refreshing volume introduces a theory for explaining cross-national differences in the social practice of women (and men) in the areas of family and employment. This provides a theoretical framework for the ensuing comprehensive ...

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Devoted: A Feminist Analysis of Disability Fetishism

by Philippa Willitts

<p>This essay looks critically at devoteeism, while examining what these fetishes communicate about the oppressions faced by disabled people and women. Most analysis of this issue has come from either a feminist or a disability rights ...

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Diary of a Rad Housewife

Ten Years of Tirades and True Tales

by Shannon Drury

<p>Ten years ago, Shannon Drury was a cranky feminist stay-at-home mom whose younger friends had to explain just what a “blog” was. Today she’s known in the blogsphere and IRL by the name of her award-winning website: The Radical Housewife.</p> ...

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Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters

A Guide For Separation, Liberation & Inspiration

by Karen C.L. Anderson

<h3><strong>#1 Amazon New Release - Transform Your Relationship With Your Mother</strong></h3> <p><strong>If you liked Melody Beattie's <em>Codependent No More</em> or Henry Cloud's <em>Boundaries</em>, you'll love <em>Difficult Mothers, Adult ...

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Difficult Transition, A

The Nepal Papers

by Mandira Sharma & Seira Tamang

<p>The Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia research project (coordinated by Zubaan and supported by the International Development Research Centre) brings together, for the first time in the region, a vast body of research on this ...

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Dilemmas of Difference

Indigenous Women and the Limits of Postcolonial Development Policy

by Sarah A. Radcliffe

<p>In <em>Dilemmas of Difference</em> Sarah A. Radcliffe explores the relationship of rural indigenous women in Ecuador to the development policies and actors that are ostensibly there to help ameliorate social and economic inequality. Radcliffe

ISBN: 9780822375029

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Dimensions of Madeleine L’Engle

New Critical Approaches

by Suzanne Bray

<p>Best known for her Newbery Medal-winning novel <em>A Wrinkle in Time</em>, Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) had a long and successful writing career. Her books enjoyed popular acclaim and she was in constant demand to give speeches, write ...

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Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

Voices from the Periphery

by Christine Peta

<p>Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global ...

ISBN: 9781351667531

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Discrimination Against Dalit Women

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>In India, the Dalits constitute over 16.6 per cent with little less than half being women, which means that 97.9 million Dalit women face multiple forms of discrimination in this country alone. Violence against Dalit women reinforces caste ...

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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars

The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us

by Carole Joffe

<p><strong>Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access</strong><br /> ** **<br /> More than thirty-five years after women won the right to ...

ISBN: 9780807035030

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Dispossessed Lives

Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive

by Marisa J. Fuentes

<p>In the eighteenth century, Bridgetown, Barbados, was heavily populated by both enslaved and free women. Marisa J. Fuentes creates a portrait of urban Caribbean slavery in this colonial town from the perspective of these women whose stories ...

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Disruptive Acts

The New Woman in Fin-de-Siecle France

by Mary Louise Roberts

<p>In fin-de-siècle France, politics were in an uproar, and gender roles blurred as never before. Into this maelstrom stepped the &quot;new women,&quot; a group of primarily urban, middle-class French women who became the objects of intense ...

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Divalution

The Evolution and Revolution of the Diva

by Deborah St.Hilaire

A humorous yet poignant take on the issues and attitudes that encumber today's women. "Divalution" is full of quips and short stories based on the author’s personal experiences and observations, some are funny, others sad, all will touch you. ...

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