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Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

By: Conn, Peter

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009860


In this brilliantly conceived biography, Conn, an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, sets out to reconstruct Buck's life, her extraordinary commitment to social justice and her literary achievement.Appears unread. No flaws but previous owner's unused bookplate. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 468 pages with index, extensive section of notes for each chapter. View more info

Image for ...<b>Olga Rudge and Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well..."  </b><br>

...Olga Rudge and Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well..."

By: Conover, Anne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London,, Yale University Press,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007700


A loving and admiring companion for half a century to literary titan Ezra Pound, concert violinist Olga Rudge was the muse who inspired the poet to complete his epic poem, The Cantos, and the mother of his only daughter, Mary. Strong-minded and defiant of conventions, Rudge knew the best and worst of times with Pound. With him, she coped with the wrenching dislocations brought about by two catastrophic world wars and experienced modernism’s radical transformatio... View more info

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933.

By: Cook, Blanche Wiesen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Viking Penguin: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010069


This highly readable, well-researched work of feminist scholarship erases the image of the young Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) as a long suffering, repressed wife and presents her as a strong, ever-evolving individual who overcame an emotionally impoverished childhood to become a champion of social justice and a woman deeply involved in enduring love relationships. -- Publisher's Weekly. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note; Appears u... View more info

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...The Lady In Medieval England 1000 - 1500.

By: Cross, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Sutton Publishing,: 1999.

Seller ID: 003049


Unopened, Unused; Clean Text; Has an unused bookplate on front paste-down.A study of the role of the lady in 11th and 12th century society, how she related to predominant male culture, interacted with gentlemen, and suffered at the hands of rogues of her own class. >br>The text is illustrated by contemporary drawings from manuscripts and documents. View more info

Image for ...<b>Margaret Dreier Robins, Her Life, Letters and Work and Memorial Book.</b>

...Margaret Dreier Robins, Her Life, Letters and Work and Memorial Book.

By: Dreier, Mary E & International Congress of Working Women.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Island Press Cooperative,: 1950

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005131


Illustrated. Spine Sun-faded. Boards show soiling. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with numbers in red on front free end-page. Includes 28 page booklet issued to honor her by the Woman’s trade union of Chicago. Tipped-in photo portrait. An announcement/obituary of her passing. A short biography. Tributes and addresses from Memorial Service April 14. 1945 Chicago. A little browned on edges. Stapled folded paper. Robins was a pioneer in the labor move... View more info

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The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made

By: Flora Miller Biddle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009364


Inscription by the Author on half-title page." ...[Biddle] is courageous in her revelations and astute in her observations of human behavior. :-- The New York Times Book Review. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo, 420 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b>Georgia O'Keeffe: The "Wideness and Wonder" of Her World  </b>

Georgia O'Keeffe: The "Wideness and Wonder" of Her World

By: Gherman, Beverly

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009867


This is the story of a very strong woman, a pioneer in the sense of her singular vision and the courage to be led by it despite the distractions of a fractious art scene.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf storage; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 131 pages with index and illustrations. View more info

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The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt

By: Gold, Arthur ; Fizdale, Robert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1991

Seller ID: 009859


Draws on unpublished writings and the reminiscences and critical appraisals of friends, admirers, and detractors to present a portrait of the iron-willed and tempestuous actress. View more info

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Woven on the Wind: Woman Write About Friendship in the Sagebrush West

By: Hasselstrom, Linda M. ; Curtis, Nancy ; Collier, Gaydell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston & New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt<br>: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009048


"A tribute to . . . perseverance and exceptional talent . . . the best collection about friendship and women in the West that I have read." The Tulsa World No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.8vo; 310 pages. View more info

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Ayn Rand and the World She Made

By: Heller, Anne Conover

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009403


'Groundbreaking.a thoughtful, flesh-and-blood portrait of an extremely complicated and self-contradictory woman.' ----- Janet Maslin, The New York Times. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.5 inches tall; 567 pages with chapter notes, bibliography and index, illustrated. View more info

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Women in the Viking Age

By: Jesch; Judith

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Great Britain,, The Boydell Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009621


There is a bookplate of Robert Kellogg (d. 2006), former professor and Dean of University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences, on the front pastedown. Kellogg was a scholar of early Icelandic medieval literature, and this thus makes for a nice association. "The first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking Age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia." The author pieces togethe... View more info

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Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture

By: Kawaguchi, Yoko

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 2010.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 008553


In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Yoko Kawaguchi explores the Western portrayal of Japanese women—and geishas in particular—from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b>The History of American Catholic Women.</b>

...The History of American Catholic Women.

By: Kenneally, James J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Crossroad Pub Co.,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004593


Unused. Tight and clean. Previous owners name whited-out is the only flaw.This book is important not only for Roman Catholics and feminists but also for sociologists and historians. From the colonial period to today, Kenneally reveals the biographies of women who lived lives of deep faith while struggling within the religious roles to which a patriarchal church has confined them. Their courage, independence, and healthy self-images, and the compromises they ha... View more info

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Diplomacy and Diamonds: My Wars from the Ballroom to the Battlefield

By: King Herring, Joanne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Boston, Nashville, Center Street: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009585


Joanne Herring, the Houston socialite portrayed by Julia Roberts in the film Charlie Wilson's War, is far more colorful, funny, and likable than any screenwriter could have guessed. The former Texas television anchor is known for her improbable fight with the mujahideen against the former Soviet Union. But her full story-with all its God, guns, and Gucci glory-has never been told before. 'Joanne Herring is a very difficult woman to say no to.'-- Charlie Wilson, ... View more info

Image for <b>An Army Doctor's Wife on the Frontier. Letters From Alaska and the Far West 1874 - 1878  </b>

An Army Doctor's Wife on the Frontier. Letters From Alaska and the Far West 1874 - 1878

By: Laufe, Abe - Editor [Letters of Emily FitzGerald]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, University of Pittsbury Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009535


Letters of Emily Fitzgerald. One of the first white-women to live in Alaska less than a decade after the purchase from Russia, suffered desolation during the Arctic winters. Then the FitzGerlads were transferred to Fort Lapawai in present-day Idaho, where they faced the ordeal of Indian uprisings. Bindings tight and square, Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5cm. ; 8.25 inches tall; 23... View more info

Image for ...<b>Of Place and Gender: Women in Maine History.</b>

...Of Place and Gender: Women in Maine History.

By: Marli F. Weiner (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maine:, University of Maine,: 2005.

Seller ID: 003378


GIFT QUALITY Still factory shrink-wrapped. The essays in this volume offer insight into a rich variety of Maine women, some famous and some ordinary, some intent on changing their lives and their society and others struggling to survive, some confined by family and work to farm or village and others able to travel the world. Taken together, their stories enrich our understanding of Maine, of women, and of history." View more info

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...The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History

By: Mink Professor, Gwendolyn; Navarro Professor of History, Marysa; Mankiller, Wilma; Smith, Barbara; Steinem Editor, Gloria

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,: 1998.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 006626


The most inclusive book to date on U.S. women's collective history. A landmark work, The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History, gathers together more than 400 articles to offer a diverse, rich, and often neglected panorama of the nation's past.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>Women Artists in the Modernist Tradition: The Jeri L. Waxenberg Collection.</b>

...Women Artists in the Modernist Tradition: The Jeri L. Waxenberg Collection.

By: Polle, Kristin M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA:, Boise Art Museum,: 2002.

Seller ID: 004311


32 high quality Full color prints with descriptive text of the 19 artists. No flaws to this unused books but minimal retail handling. View more info

Image for ___<B>Women Writing Women: An Anthology of Spanish-American Theater of the 1980s (Suny Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)</B><br>

___Women Writing Women: An Anthology of Spanish-American Theater of the 1980s (Suny Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)

By: Salas, Teresa Cajiao

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., State University of New York Press: 1997.<br>

Seller ID: 004131


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. This first anthology in English dedicated exclusively to Spanish-American women playwrights includes eight plays by award-winning authors who have received national and international acclaim. While these playwrights articulate concerns similar to those of their male counterparts-social injustice, the question of identity, the role of art, the power of writing-their feminist perspectives off... View more info

Image for ...<b>Opting Out?: Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home  </b>

...Opting Out?: Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home

By: Stone, Pamela

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA:, University of California Press,: 2007

Seller ID: 006945


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Stone outlines concrete ideas for redesigning workplaces to make it easier for women and men to attain their goal of living rewarding lives that combine both families and careers. View more info