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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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£25,00
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Exposing Vulnerability Self-Mediation in Scandinavian Films By Women
ISBN: PB: 9781783209880, Intellect, June 2019
170 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 15 colour plates, 4 tables
This book explores the diversity of perspectives afforded by the emerging body of Scandinavian films produced by women. The author focuses on women filmmakers' use of their own vulnerability in representing Scandinavian experiences with globally rele...
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£25,00
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Trailblazers American Firsts / American Icons, Volume 1: Black Women Who Helped Make America Great
ISBN: PB: 9781940939797, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
877 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The past four hundred years have seen unprecedented growth in virtually every conceivable realm of life, from medicine to the arts, technology to finance. Far too often, however, when we think of the movers, shakers, and innovators behind these trans...
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£27,00
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Dante and the Early Astronomer Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9780300239898, Yale University Press, June 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's "Divine Comedy". Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as ins...
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£18,99
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Women of Atelier 17 Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300238501, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 76 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists – Louise Bourge...
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£50,00
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Woman's Place U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9781787381315, Hurst Publishers, June 2019
304 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The 9/11 attacks fundamentally transformed how the U.S. approached terrorism, and led to the unprecedented expansion of counterterrorism strategies, policies, and practices. While the analysis of these developments is rich and...
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£40,00
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Hello Girls America's First Women Soldiers
ISBN: PB: 9780674237438, ISBN: HB: 9780674971479, Harvard University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 photos
This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchb...
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£12,95
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£21,95
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Why They Marched Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote
ISBN: HB: 9780674986688, Harvard University Press, May 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 31 photos
For far too long, the history of how American women won the right to vote has been told as the tale of a few iconic leaders, all white and native-born. But Susan Ware uncovered a much broader and more diverse story waiting to be told. "Why They March...
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£19,95
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Pocket A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660-1900
ISBN: HB: 9780300239072, Yale University Press, May 2019
264 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour illus.
Pencils, a sketchbook, cake, yards of stolen ribbon, thimbles, snuff boxes, a picture of a lover, two live ducks: these are just some of the fascinating things carried by women and girls in their tie-on pockets, an essential accessory throughout the...
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£35,00
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Fighter in Velvet Gloves Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
ISBN: PB: 9781602233706, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
80 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 halftones
"No Natives or Dogs Allowed", blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich, then a young Alaska Native Tlingit. The sting of those words would stay with her all her life. Years later, after becoming a seasoned fighter for equality, she would d...
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£13,00
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