Category: Women's Issues


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By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Sometimes it's hard to maintain that lively facade of "please tell me more about your fascinating hobby of doorknob polishing". This will be ideal wear for such occasions as staff meetings. View more info



By: Burns Edward (ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Liveright, 1973

Edition: 1st

This book from a US county library but may have been a reference work rather than a lending copy, reference card at rear, id on spine, plastic wrap, VGood condition. Clean pages. Clean, unclipped jacket. 426 well bound pages with bw photos throughout. Edited by Edward Burns, intro by Gilbert Harrison. review - Gertrude Stein died in 1946, 20 years before Alice B. Toklas met her own end - - the personal letters in this nicely illustrated volume (over 400 pages) are chie... View more info

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Victorian Feminists

By: Caine, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Clarendon Paperbacks, 1993

284pp & just under the 500g mark - This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe,Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables Barbara Caine to uncover the range, diversity, and complexity of Victorian feminism, and to examine the relationship between personal experience and feminist commitment. Professor Caine sets her carefully researched biographical studies of the four women,... View more info

Natural Remedies: Nondrug Healing Strategies That Work (Women's Edge Health

By: Editors of Prevention Health Books for Women

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Rodale Press, 1999

For women who would rather take responsibility for their own health without writing their own scripts these natural remedies will show how you can treat or prevent dozens of common, everyday ailments, from arthritis to fatigue, with simple easy, and natural methods. 186 clean white well-bound pp of great advice. View more info

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Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture

By: Hollows, Joanne

Price: $42.00

Publisher: UK, Manchester University Press, 2000

229pp & less than 500g to post. Joanne Hollows is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is the author of Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture (2000) and Domestic Cultures (2008) and co-author of Food and Cultural Studies (2004). Accessible, introductory student guide which identifies key feminist approaches to popular culture from the 1960s to the present.. The only introduction to both feminist cultural studies and feminism an... View more info

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Honor Lost: Love and Death in Modern-Day Jordan B

By: Khouri, Norma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atria Books, 2003

211 crisp pp & just under 500g to post. Norma Khouri's book is a gift to the memory of her friend. In it she recounts a powerful love story that ends in an appalling tragedy, and also attempts to bring to the world's attention the continuing practice of honor killing in Jordan -- an ancient tradition that encourages the murder of women considered to have dishonored their families. It is a crime that effectively goes unpunished. Shocking and dramatic, "Honor Lost&#34... View more info

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The Radical Twenties: Writing, Politics, and Culture

By: Lucas, John

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Rutgers Uni Press, 1997

-from cover > This book brings together writers from the 1920's who have never before been collectively studied in regard to their political radicalism. Drawing on the works of D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Wolf, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Ivor Gurney, Patrick Hamilton, and others, John Lucas identifies the decade as a time of both political activism and of deliberately transgressive behavior, particularly among women. The book meets head-on the argument of earlier commentators ... View more info

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How to Get Your Mojo Back

By: Mansberg, Dr Ginni

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Holland, 2012

192 crisp pp & less than 500g. How to Get Your Mojo Back is everywomans guide to taking a minute for herself and turning her hectic and stressful life into one that is fulfilling. No life is free from stress, weight problems, relationship worries. But you can break the cycle, get your mojo back and begin to enjoy life again. Written in an intimate, informal, and hugely entertaining style by medical advisorGPauthor Dr Ginni Mansberg View more info

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Tina Modotti Photographs

By: Modotti, Tina

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Idea Editions & Belmark book Company, 1981

text by Maria Caronia & Vittorio Vidali approx 80pp of commentary & bw full page photos. Modotti is another whose life is as involved as Scott in Russia, she was expelled from Mexico, travelled in Europe & Russia & fought in the Spanish Civil War before finally getting back in to Mexico & working with indigenous handcraft research. View more info

Place Matters gendered geography in Victorian women's travel books about Southeast Asia

By: Morgan, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Rutgers Uni Press, 1996

Susan Morgan's study of materials and regions previously neglected in contemporary postcolonial studies begins with the transforming premise that "place matters." Concepts derived from writings about one area of the world cannot simply be transposed to another area, in some sort of global theoretical move. Moreover, place in the discourse of Victorian imperialism is a matter of gendered as well as geographic terms. Morgan makes extensive use of theorists whose ... View more info

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A Woman's Place An Oral History of Working-Class Women 1890-1940

By: Roberts, Elizabeth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, 1995

ex-lib with the "borrowing page" removed o/wise all good internallyA Woman's Place is based upon Elizabeth Roberts's interviews with 160 elderly people from the towns of Barrow, Lancaster and Preston. They recall their memories of family life as children, youths and adults in the period between the last decade of the nineteenth century and the outbreak of the Second World War. A Woman's Place shows working-class women to be conscious of, and secure in, the separ... View more info

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Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast at Tiffany's

By: Wasson, Sam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum, 2010

This is both a review & a contents-tempter > In "Fifth Avenue, 5 A. M.: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman", Sam Wasson offers the reader more than just an insider's look into the making of this movie. Wasson, a social historian, delves into so many worlds in this book it is sure to have something for everyone. The movie industry insider tidbits and chronology leading to the making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s is reason enou... View more info