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Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes.

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 010251

Condition: New


A limited Edition of Undetermined Size. Illustrated with photographs of Hull House and the immigrant experience. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. In her autobiography Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams recounts her domestic activism as the founder of the second and most innovative settlement house in the U.S. Originally conceived in 1889 as a space where women of privilege could share their knowledge in humanistic fields such as a... View more info

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 0743288335

Condition: Fine


Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Qua... View more info

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Women Don't Ask. Negotiation and the Gender Divide.

By: Babcock, Linda; Laschever, Sara

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Princeton and Oxford, Princeton University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 010423

ISBN: 069108940X

Condition: New


Men ask for what they want twice as often as women do and initiate negotiation four times more, report economist Linda Babcock and writer Sara Laschever in the footnoted but engaging Women Don't Ask. With vivid research examples drawn from a cradle, classroom and playground, the authors detail culture as the culprit in discouraging women from negotiating on their own behalf.No Flaws or Blemishes, Gift Quality. First Edition; Sixth Printing. 8vo; 223 pages; with... View more info

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...The Power of Place

By: Bowman, Joan Cowen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Homestead Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: )

Seller ID: 003815

ISBN: 0692009906


Signed with an inscription. No flaws or blemishes. This is a relevant and poignant American story that transcends gender and class. It's a compelling read, giving each of us an opportunity to consider where we have been and where we are heading in our own lives. View more info

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

By: Byrne, Paula

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010684

ISBN: 0060881305

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but a remainder mark on lower edge. As much as this is a biography of Evelyn Waugh, it is also the biography of the family that inspired his best-known novel, Brideshead Revisited. View more info

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Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

By: Cooper, Helene

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 010509

ISBN: 145169735X

Condition: New


Cooper, who grew up in Liberia, tells the Nobel Peace Prize winner's personal story and examines her leadership of the Liberian women's movement, promising a look at one of the few women to run a nation not only in Africa but anywhere. [Washington Post]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 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

ISBN: 0905778367


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

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...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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Changing the Subject: Women's Discourses and Feminist Theology

By: Fulkerson, Mary McClintock

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, Fortress Press: 1994

Seller ID: 010259

ISBN: 0800627474

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. The author shows the many ways in which women's scriptural "performances" are liberating. Shifting decisively from "women's experience" to discursive practices, she offers three sample readings of "emancipatory discourses" from diverse social locations that better display the variety of ways in which women are oppressed and resistant. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0689311648

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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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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

ISBN: 0395977088<br>


"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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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

ISBN: 0300115210

Condition: 8vo; 342 pages with chapter notes, bibliography, and index. <br>


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

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...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

ISBN: 0824510097


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

ISBN: 1599953226

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

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Eve and Adam: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Readings on Genesis and Gender [Woman Studies]

By: Kvam, Kristen E ; Schearing, Linda S. ; Ziegler, Valarie H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 010258

ISBN: 0253212715

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Wonderful! A marvelous introduction to the ways in which the three major Western religious traditions are both like, and unlike one another." ?Ellen Umansky, Fairfield University View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 9780395671733<br>


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

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Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach
[Florida]

By: Pollack, Deborah C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Blue Heron Press with the Historical Society of Palm Beach County: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010488

ISBN: 0977839915

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but previous owner's name on the top corner of front free endpage. 4to; 11.25 inches tall; 253 pages with index; Lavishly illustrated with historical reproductions and color prints of her paintings. Laura Woodward (1834-1926), born in Mount Hope, Orange County, New York, was one of a handful of women members of the Hudson River and White Mountain Schools. Her paintings invoked great praise from the critics of the day and her bravery cleared t... View more info

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

By: Polle, Kristin M.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Boise Art Museum: 2002

Seller ID: 004311

Condition: As New


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

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Veiled Desire: Augustine on Women

By: Power, Kim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010263

ISBN: 0826409342

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Power employs insights drawn from psychology, anthropology and feminist theory, as well as theology, to put Augustine in a new and revealing setting. View more info