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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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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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Shoppers' Paradise How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown
ISBN: HB: 9780674987272, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 photos, 2 maps
Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities welcome their trade. But for a long time America's downtowns were hardly welcoming to women. Emily Remus turns to Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century to chronicle a largely...
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Njinga of Angola Africa's Warrior Queen
ISBN: PB: 9780674237445, ISBN: HB: 9780674971820, Harvard University Press, March 2019
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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Butterfly Politics Changing the World for Women (with a New Preface)
ISBN: PB: 9780674237667, ISBN: HB: 9780674416604, Harvard University Press, March 2019
512 pp., 21x14 cm
The minuscule motion of a butterfly's wings can trigger a tornado half a world away, according to chaos theory. Under the right conditions, small simple actions can produce large complex effects. In this timely and provocative book, Catharine A. MacK...
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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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£25,95
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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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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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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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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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