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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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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

ISBN: 067080486X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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

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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...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

ISBN: 0891011056


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

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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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

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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: $14.95

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

Seller ID: 004131

ISBN: 0791432068


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

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...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

ISBN: 0520244354


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

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...Women's Friendship in Literature

By: Todd, Janet M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jackson, Tennessee:, Columbia Univ Press,: 1980.

Seller ID: 002922

ISBN: 023104562X


No flaws or blemishes; but minimal retail handling.In the introduction to her book, Women's Friendships in Literature, Janet Todd says that the main reason for writing the book is to prove Virginia Woolf wrong. In A Room of One's Own, Woolf claims that she has never encountered a description of real female friendship in the course of her reading. Todd totally disagrees with her. She feels that Eighteenth century literature in particular is "rich in presentations of f... View more info

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The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

By: Waugh, Evelyn; Cooper, Diana

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1992.

Seller ID: 008369

ISBN: 0395562651

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Everyone knows who Evelyn Waugh was. Not so Diana Cooper, to whom Waugh wrote about 300 letters from 1932 until he died in 1966, 20 years before her own death at a very advanced age. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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A Leaf from the Yellow Book. The Correspondence of George Egerton

By: White, Terrance De Vere, Editor; Egerton, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, The Richards Press,: 1958

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: 005291


Frontispiece portrait. Green cloth boards with dark green titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal wear. Text clean. Dust jacket shows hand soiling with light wear. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve. 184 pages. 8 inches tall. Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright (1859 – 1945), better known by her pen name George Egerton, was a New Woman writer and feminist. Egerton is widely considered to be one of the most important of the "New Woman" writers of the nineteenth cent... View more info