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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><em>&quot;A New England Nun And Other stories,&quot;</em> is a collection of short stories about nostalgic New England small town &amp; village life, showcasing Wilkin's basic beliefs.</p> <p>The &quot;Nun&quot; of the title story is Louisa ...

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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

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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, ...

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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 Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of ...

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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

<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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A Virginia Girl in the Civil War (Expanded, Annotated)

by Myrta Lockett Avary

<p>She and her biographer were both real-life Scarlett O'Haras. Born to privilege and wealth in antebellum Virginia, she married at seventeen and then was plunged into the events of the American Civil War.<br> <br> Myrta Lockett Avary was her ...

ISBN: 1230001449501

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A Voice from the South

by Anna Julia Cooper

<p>A cornerstone of black feminist and political theory, this collection of essays focuses on racial progress and women's rights. <em>A Voice from the South,</em> written in 1892, is regarded as the first statement of black feminism. Despite ...

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A Voice from the South

By a Black Woman of the South

by Anna J. Cooper

<p>Published in 1892, <em>A Voice from the South</em> is the only book published by one of the most prominent African American women scholars and educators of her era. Born a slave, Anna Julia Haywood Cooper would go on to become the fourth ...

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A Wife's Heart

The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

by Kerrie Davies

<p>An innovative, imaginative work of biography, examining Bertha and Henry Lawson's marriage through a modern lens. Henry Lawson is a revered cultural icon, but despite his literary success he descended into poverty and an early death. While ...

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A Woman of Good Character

Single Women as Immigrant Settlers in Nineteenth Century New Zealand

by Charlotte Macdonald

Between the 1840s and 1880s, thousands of young single women came to New Zealand as assisted migrants from Britain and Ireland. In this detailed study of forgotten lives, Charlotte Macdonald highlights the experiences and identities of a vitally

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Absent Mothers

by Frances Greenslade

<p>Missing, dead, disappeared, or otherwise absent mothers haunt us and the stories we tell ourselves. Our literature, from fairytales like Cinderella and The Little Mermaid to popular narratives like Cheryl Strayed’s recent book Wild, is ...

ISBN: 9781772581263

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Addicted to Rehab

Race, Gender, and Drugs in the Era of Mass Incarceration

by Allison McKim

<p>After decades of the American “war on drugs” and relentless prison expansion, political officials are finally challenging mass incarceration. Many point to an apparently promising solution to reduce the prison population: addiction ...

ISBN: 9780813587646

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addicted.pregnant.poor

by Kelly Ray Knight

<p>For the addicted, pregnant, and poor women living in daily-rent hotels in San Francisco's Mission district, life is marked by battles against drug cravings, housing debt, and potential violence. In this stunning ethnography Kelly Ray Knight ...

ISBN: 9780822375180

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Advancing Women in Academic STEM Fields through Dual Career Policies and Practices

by Marci R. McMahon, Marie T. Mora & Ala R. Qubbaj

<p>Continuing to challenge American colleges and universities is the underrepresentation of women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, particularly Latinas and other underrepresented women of color. ...

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Africa in the Twenty-First Century

The Promise of Development and Democratization

by Funmi Adewumi, Phillip E. Agbebaku, Rotimi Ajayi & others

<p>This book interrogates contemporary debates, controversies, achievements, challenges, and future prospects of African development and democratization from varied theoretical perspectives. The diverse issues and sub-themes addressed in this ...

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