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Civil War Wives

by Carol Berkin

<p>In these moving stories if Angelina Grimké Weld, wife of abolitionist Theodore Weld, Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Julia Dent grant, wife of Ulysses S. Grant, Carol Berkin reveals how women understood

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Claiming the Bicycle

Women, Rhetoric, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America

by Sarah Hallenbeck

<p>Although the impact of the bicycle craze of the late nineteenth century on women’s lives has been well documented, rarely have writers considered the role of women’s rhetorical agency in the transformation of bicycle culture and the bicycle ...

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Clara

Mrs. Henry Ford

by Ford R. Bryan

"Pick a good model and stay with it," Henry Ford once said. No, he was not talking about cars; he was talking about marriage. Was Clara Bryant Ford a "good model"? Her husband of fifty-nine years seems to have thought so. He called her "The ...

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Colluding, Colliding, and Contending with Norms of Whiteness

by Jennifer L. S. Chandler

Analyzing experiences of White mothers of daughters and sons of color across the U. S., Chandler provides an insider’s view of the complex ways in which Whiteness norms appear and operate. Through uncovering and analyzing Whiteness norms ...

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Colonial Modernities

Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947

by Ambalika Guha

<p>The subject of medicalisation of childbirth in colonial India has so far been identified with three major themes: the attempt to reform or ‘sanitise’ the site of birthing practices, establishing lying-in hospitals and replacing traditional ...

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Color of Violence

The INCITE! Anthology

by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

<p>The editors and contributors to <em>Color of Violence</em> ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color? Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, <em>Color of ...

ISBN: 9780822373445

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Colored No More

Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

by Treva B. Lindsey

<p>Home to established African American institutions and communities, Washington, D.C., offered women in the New Negro movement a unique setting for the fight against racial and gender oppression. <em>Colored No More</em> traces how African ...

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Combating Violence Against Women

A Reality in the Making

by Smita Nayak

Women are the worst victims of violence as they are subjected to both general and gender based crimes. Gender based crimes are characterized as “Crime against women”. Crimes against women, despite of legal and institutional measures are in ...

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Comfort Woman

A Filipina's Story of Prostitution and Slavery under the Japanese Military

by Maria Rosa Henson & Sheila S. Coronel

<p>From <em>Comfort Woman</em>:</p> <p>“We began the day with breakfast, after which we swept and cleaned our rooms. Then we went to the bathroom downstairs to wash the only dress we had and to bathe. The bathroom did not even have a door, so ...

ISBN: 9781442273566

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Comic Venus

Women and Comedy in American Silent Film

by Kristen Anderson Wagner

<p>For many people the term “silent comedy” conjures up images of Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp, Buster Keaton’s Stoneface, or Harold Lloyd hanging precariously from the side of a skyscraper. Even people who have never seen a silent film can ...

ISBN: 9780814341032

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Commodity Women

A Daring Journey into the Mind-Set of Some Women

by Anastasio Nasa, MSc

<p>Have you ever wondered why some women behave in unpredictable ways as if there are no rules governing their behavior? Have you been puzzled by a sudden, seemingly illogical change in your woman’s mood? If so then this book is for you. This ...

ISBN: 9781491708392

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Common Law

by Robert W. Chambers

<p>Valerie West, a young woman quite alone in the world and facing the necessity of self-support, having tried the stage with indifferent success, decides to be an artist's model. Her first experience, when she applies for work at the studio of ...

ISBN: 1230000414456

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Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition

Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

by Annelise Orleck

<p>Over twenty years after its initial publication, Annelise Orleck's <em>Common Sense and a Little Fire</em> continues to resonate with its harrowing story of activism, labor, and women's history. Orleck traces the personal and public lives of ...

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Communication Studies and Feminist Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer

by Dinah A. Tetteh

<p><em>Communication Studies and Feminist Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer</em> examines the embodied experience of ovarian cancer by critically analyzing impacts of normative social and medical discourses—including discourses of risk, choice, ...

ISBN: 9781498548120

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Complete Women's Study

by Elinore Pruitt Stewart

<p>A homesteader in Wyoming, and a memoirist who between 1909 and 1914 wrote letters describing her life there to a former employer in Denver, Colorado. Those letters, which reveal an adventurous, capable, and resourceful woman of lively ...

ISBN: 1230001314366

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Conceiving a Peaceful World

Women’s Body Wisdom, Leadership, and Peacemaking

by Susan M. Perz, Ph.D.

<p>Conceiving a Peaceful World is a map for how to create Peace On Earth.&nbsp; It describes models for the future, what has to change--and how.&nbsp; Women have been the creators and driving forces behind most U.S. social movements--for ...

ISBN: 9780989863407

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Concubines in Court

Marriage and Monogamy in Twentieth-Century China

by Lisa Tran

<p>This groundbreaking book analyzes marriage and family reform in twentieth-century China. Lisa Tran’s examination of changes in the perception of concubinage explores the subtle, yet very meaningful, shifts in the construction of monogamy in ...

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Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment France

by Nadine Berenguier

<p>During the eighteenth-century, at a time when secular and religious authors in France were questioning women’s efforts to read, a new literary genre emerged: conduct books written specifically for girls and unmarried young women. In this ...

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Confederate Women of Arkansas in the Civil War: 1861~1865 (Abridged)

by The United Confederate Veterans

<p>Most of the Union soldiers who experienced the wrath of Southern women during the American Civil War came away feeling that fighting the Southern men was a more appealing proposition.<br> <br> General William Tecumseh Sherman said, “You women

ISBN: 1230001449228

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Confident Women Designed by Almighty God

by Carol Vinson Lea

<p>This book is designed to help women discover and rediscover the confidence Almighty God has placed inside each one of us.</p> <p>Confident Women Designed by Almighty God is a Bible study highly recommended for women who want to increase ...

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