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Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference
Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference
by Webb Garrison
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Former slave Harriet Tubman, surgeon Mary Walker, and spy Belle Boyd, the "siren of the Shenandoah, " are among the fascinating women profiled in this informative history by the author of "Civil War Curiosities" and "Friendly Fire in the Civil War... (read more)

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Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
by Diablo Cody
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Decreed by David Letterman (tongue in cheek) on CBS TV’s The Late Show to be the pick of “Dave’s Book Club 2006,” Candy Girl is the story of a young writer who dared to bare it all as a stripper. At the age of twenty-four, Diablo Cody... (read more)

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Her Own Woman: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft
Her Own Woman: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft
by Diane Jacobs
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Pioneering eighteenth-century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft lived a life as radical as her vision of a fairer world. She overcame great disadvantages -- poverty (her abusive, sybaritic father squandered the family fortune), a frivolous education, and the... (read more)

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Girls Like Us: 40 Extraordinary Women Celebrate Girlhood in Story, Poetry, and Song
Girls Like Us: 40 Extraordinary Women Celebrate Girlhood in Story, Poetry, and Song
by Gina Rene Misiroglu
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A collection that celebrates the reflections on childhood and adolescence experienced by 40 prominent women of this century.... (read more)

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The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker (Literature of American Labor)
The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker (Literature of American Labor)
by Theresa Ser Malkiel
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Originally published in 1910, this is a fictional account of the 1909 New York shirtwaist makers' strike, written by a Jewish immigrant who was a labor activist and militant socialist. The informative introduction to this edition is by Francoise Basch,... (read more)

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Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood
Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood
by Kate Simon
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"As an account of growing up female, it is a fit companion piece to Mary McCarthy's classic Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood."—Le Anne Schreiber, The New York Times.... (read more)

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Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
by Rosemary Sullivan
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Every woman longs to be in a love story. But what are they longing for? In "Labyrinth of Desire, " award-winning writer Rosemary Sullivan explores the many stories upon which women base their (mis) understanding of romantic love.... (read more)

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Women's Pac's: Abortion and Elections (Real Politics in America)
Women's Pac's: Abortion and Elections (Real Politics in America)
by Christine L H Day
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Filling the gap in knowledge about women's political action committees (PACs), this useful book examines the attitudes, priorities, and motivations of individuals who contribute significant amounts of money to the political scene. This book sheds new... (read more)

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Girls Only: Sleepovers, Squabbles, Tuna Fish & Other Facts of Family Life
Girls Only: Sleepovers, Squabbles, Tuna Fish & Other Facts of Family Life
by Alex Witchel
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Inspired by her series of articles in The New York Times, Alex Witchel present "Girls Only", a collection of hilarious family tenets that speak volumes about women. Embarking on a spiritual odyssey, a shopping spree, or a jaunt around her New York City... (read more)

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Longing to Tell
Longing to Tell
by Tricia Rose
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In a culture driven by sexual and racial imagery, very few honest conversations about race, gender, and sexuality actually take place. In their absence, commonly held perceptions of black women as teenage mothers, welfare recipients, mammies, or exotic... (read more)

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Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World
Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World
by Marie Wilson
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An impassioned examination of the vital importance of women in leadership roles — in politics as well as business — by a renowned women's issues advocate. Insightful and inspiring, Closing the Leadership Gap is a call to action for the... (read more)

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Visible Histories, Disappearing Women: Producing Muslim Womanhood in Late Colonial Bengal
Visible Histories, Disappearing Women: Producing Muslim Womanhood in Late Colonial Bengal
by Mahua Sarkar
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In Visible Histories, Disappearing Women, Mahua Sarkar examines how Muslim women in colonial Bengal came to be more marginalized than Hindu women in nationalist discourse and subsequent historical accounts. She also considers how their near-invisibility... (read more)

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Heterogeneities: Race, Gender, Class, Nation, and State
Heterogeneities: Race, Gender, Class, Nation, and State
by Robert Jo Ackermann
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"An important contribution to the ongoing debate about the nature of race, nation, gender, and class". -- Modhumita... (read more)

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Squaring Up: Policy Strategies to Raise Women's Incomes in the United States
Squaring Up: Policy Strategies to Raise Women's Incomes in the United States
by Mary C King
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Despite three decades of progress, American women's incomes still average just over half of those of men. This income gap is both a cause and a symptom of gender inequity. The gap means that women are only half as able as men to support themselves and... (read more)

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A Breath of Life (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, & Life)
A Breath of Life (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, & Life)
by Sylvia B Fishman
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A vigorous portrayal of the effects of a distinct form of feminism on the spiritual and secular lives of Jewish women.... (read more)

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We Got Issues!: A Young Women's Guide to a Bold, Courageous and Empowered Life
We Got Issues!: A Young Women's Guide to a Bold, Courageous and Empowered Life
by Rha Goddess
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In 2005, the “We Got Issues” team, Rha Goddess and JLove Calderon, traveled the country gathering rants from over 1,000 women, from Rikers Island to the Republican National Convention. They held community dialogues, rantfests, and Red Tent... (read more)

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Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
by Camille Paglia
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From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the... (read more)

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Women of Courage: Inspiring Stories From the Women Who Lived Them (People Who Dare)
Women of Courage: Inspiring Stories From the Women Who Lived Them (People Who Dare)
by Katherine Martin
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In this first book of a series, more than 50 women tell intimate tales of bravery that expand the definition of courage.... (read more)

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Knowing Women Feminism & Knowledge
Knowing Women Feminism & Knowledge
by Helen Crowley
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Knowing Women explores some of the most exciting and new developments in feminist theory, engaging the reader as an active participant in critical debates concerning the status of women as both objects and subjects of knowledge. The book introduces and... (read more)

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How Women Can Beat Terrorism
How Women Can Beat Terrorism
by Curt Weeden
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In How Women Can Beat Terrorism, author Curt Weeden sounds an urgent warning: If the world stays on its present course, terrorism and conflict may take the lives of over 100 million people during the next three decades. Give women the opportunity... (read more)

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