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Feminism's Forgotten Fight The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family
ISBN: HB: 9780674986411, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos
When people discuss feminism, they often lament its failure to deliver on the promise that women can "have it all". But as Kirsten Swinth argues in this provocative book, it is not feminism that has betrayed women, but a society that balked at making...
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£25,00
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Magdalene in the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674979994, Harvard University Press, October 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 photos
Prostitute, apostle, evangelist – the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christian tradition's most compelling stories, and one of the most controversial. The identity of the woman – or, more likely, women – represented b...
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£23,00
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Feminist in a Software Lab Difference + Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674728943, Harvard University Press, February 2018
286 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 7 halftones, 7 line illus.
For over a dozen years, the Vectors lab has experimented with digital scholarship through its online publication, "Vectors", and through Scalar, a multimedia authoring platform. The history of this software lab intersects a much longer tale about com...
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£17,00
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Hello Girls America's First Women Soldiers
ISBN: HB: 9780674971479, Harvard University Press, April 2017
400 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 halftones
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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£21,00
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Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age
ISBN: HB: 9780674971431, Harvard University Press, March 2017
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Tensions between religious freedom and equality law are newly strained in America. As lawmakers work to protect LGBT citizens and women seeking reproductive freedom, religious traditionalists assert their right to dissent from what they see as a new...
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£28,00
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Njinga of Angola Africa's Warrior Queen
ISBN: HB: 9780674971820, Harvard University Press, February 2017
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 14 halftones, 5 maps
Though largely unknown in the Western world, the seventeenth-century African queen Njinga was one of the most multifaceted rulers in history, a woman who rivaled Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great in political cunning and military prowess. Linda Hey...
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£21,00
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Red Ellen The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist
ISBN: HB: 9780674971523, Harvard University Press, October 2016
568 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 halftones
In 1908 Ellen Wilkinson, a fiery adolescent from a working-class family in Manchester, was "the only girl who talks in school debates". By midcentury, Wilkinson had helped found Britain's Communist Party, earned a seat in Parliament, and become a ren...
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£21,00
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In a Different Voice Psychological Theory and Women's Development
ISBN: PB: 9780674970960, Harvard University Press, August 2016
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This is the little book that started a revolution, making women's voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity, for virtually the first time in social scientific theorizing about women. Its impact was immediate and continues to this...
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Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female Fidelity
ISBN: PB: 9780674970649, ISBN: HB: 9780674066694, Harvard University Press, August 2016
480 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 line illus.
This book traces changing gender relations in China from the tenth to fourteenth centuries by examining three critical categories of women: courtesans, concubines, and faithful wives. It shows how the intersection and mutual influence of these groups...
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£35,00
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Fiction's Family Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late-Qing China
ISBN: HB: 9780674088375, Harvard University Press, August 2016
340 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 colour illus., 12 line illus., 1 map
At the end of the Qing dynasty, works of fiction by male authors placed women in new roles. "Fiction's Family" delves into the writings of one literary family from western Zhejiang whose works were emblematic of shifting attitudes toward women. The m...
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