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History of Women in the West Volume 1
History of Women in the West Volume 1
by Georges Duby
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A bold new enterprise that will no doubt stand as a milestone in European history. Anne Pons - L... (read more)

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Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860
Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860
by Suzanne Lebsock
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In this book, which has important implications for our vision of the female past, Suzanne Lebsock examines the question, Did the position of women in America deteriorate or improve in the first half of the nineteenth century?Focusing on Petersburg... (read more)

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Penguin Great Ideas)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Penguin Great Ideas)
by Mary Wollstonecraft
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Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) was an educational, political and feminist writer who early in her life worked as a companion, teacher and governess. In 1788 she settled in London as a translator and reader for the publisher Joseph Johnson, becoming part... (read more)

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, the Wollstonecraft Debate, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, the Wollstonecraft Debate, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
by Mary Wollstonecraft
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The text of the work remains that of Wollstonecraft's second edition of 1792, for scholarship has vindicated that choice. The annotations have been greatly expanded. Backgrounds documents more fully the early concern for women's education, with important... (read more)

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A History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages
A History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages
by Georges Duby
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Drawing on myriad sources--from the faint traces left by the rocking cradle at the site of an early medieval home to an antique illustration of Eve's fall from grace--this second volume in the celebrated series offers new perspectives on women of the... (read more)

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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
by Cokie Roberts
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“Roberts has uncovered hundreds of personal anecdotes and woven them together in a single, suspenseful narrative with great skill.” Washington Post Book... (read more)

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Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale
Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale
by Gillian Gill
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Absolutely fascinating biography of a brilliant Victorian woman, her times, and her hugely interesting family. Florence struggled successfully against all the conventions of her time and Gill tells her story with nuance, skill, and empathy. This is one... (read more)

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Warrior Queens
Warrior Queens
by Antonia Fraser
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Becoming Visible: Women in European History
Becoming Visible: Women in European History
by Renate Bridenthal
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Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Chair, Department of History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979. She has published WORKING WOMEN IN RENAISSANCE GERMANY (Rutgers, 1986) as well as numerous... (read more)

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Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa
Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa
by Michelle Roehm Mccann
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and#8220;Young women looking for inspiration will surely find itand#8221; (andlt;iandgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt;) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This fun and... (read more)

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Parlor Politics (P) (Jeffersonian America)
Parlor Politics (P) (Jeffersonian America)
by Catherine Allgor
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When Thomas Jefferson moved his victorious Republicanadministration into the new capital city in 1801, one of his first acts was toabolish any formal receptions, except on New Year's Day and the Fourth of July. Hissuccessful campaign for the presidency... (read more)

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To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790
To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790
by Joan R Gundersen
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"Here is living testimony to the significance of the recovery of women in our published history. . . . [Gunderson] covers immense ground that brings to life a historic scene we hardly realized previous narratives had treated in such a lopsided manner." &... (read more)

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (Modern Library Classics)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (Modern Library Classics)
by Mary Wollstonecraft
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First published in 1792, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was an instant success, turning its thirty-three-year-old author into a minor celebrity. A pioneering work of early feminism that extends to women the Enlightenment principle of "the... (read more)

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Women's Work : the First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times (94 Edition)
Women's Work : the First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times (94 Edition)
by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
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New discoveries about the textile arts reveal women's unexpectedly influential role in ancient societies. Twenty thousand years ago, women were making and wearing the first clothing created from spun fibers. In fact, right up to the Industrial Revolution... (read more)

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Women in Medieval English Society (New Studies in Economic and Social History)
Women in Medieval English Society (New Studies in Economic and Social History)
by Mavis E Mate
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Our understanding of the lives and roles of medieval women has changed dramatically in recent years. Far from being background characters of the middle ages, women often wielded an influence beyond their expected station. Many women fortunate enough to... (read more)

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Glory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution
Glory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution
by Melissa Luke Bohrer
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The heroism of the females of the American Revolution has gone from memory with the generation that witnessed it, and nothing, absolutely nothing, remains upon the ear of the young of the present day. -- Charles Francis Adams John Adams, Thomas Jefferson,... (read more)

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A History of Women in the West, Volume III: Renaissance and the Enlightenment Paradoxes (Women in the West)
A History of Women in the West, Volume III: Renaissance and the Enlightenment Paradoxes (Women in the West)
by Georges Duby
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The third volume of this excellent series explores women's position in the socioeconomic world of the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries...The essays are unique in that they use evidence and ideals that are particular to women. This volume is a first-... (read more)

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Vindication of the Rights of Woman & Sub
Vindication of the Rights of Woman & Sub
by Mary Wollstonecraft
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After considering the historic page, and viewing the living world with anxious solicitude, the most melancholy emotions of sorrowful indignation have depressed my spirits, and I have sighed when obliged to confess, that either nature has made a great... (read more)

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Riding the Nightmare
Riding the Nightmare
by Selma R. Williams
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Shows how myths, folk art, popular tracts, church dogma, and politics linked up during the decline of agrarian society to shape the craze that sent as many as a million people--90% of them women--to the gallows. Annotation c. Book News, Inc... (read more)

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Life-Writings by British Women, 1660-1815: An Anthology
Life-Writings by British Women, 1660-1815: An Anthology
by Carolyn A Barros
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The 30 life-writings included in this collection include pieces written by women from all walks of 18th century British life, and they include writings such as memoirs, travel narratives, letters, and spiritual testimonials. Barros (Dean of the Honors... (read more)

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