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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 art, literature, and music with the less fortunate, Hull House rapidly transformed into a community support system where worki... 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 Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story Of Sally Miller And Her Fight For Freedom in Old New Orleans

By: Bailey, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010667

ISBN: 0871139219

Condition: New


This diligent researcher and gifted storyteller has crafted an eye-opening portrait of a mysterious woman, and "tells her engrossing story… with polish and verve, weaving history and mystery neatly together (Miami Herald).No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price. First Edition, First Printing. 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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Drives and Puts: A Book of Golf Stories

By: Camp, Walter and Brooks, Lilian

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page: 1899

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011205

Condition: Very Good


Collaboration of the "father of American football" and a leading woman golfer, outspoken on the importance of women's physical development and unfettered opportunity. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 7.125 inches tall,18 cm; 243 pp. Frontispiece. 14-page publisher's catalogue at the rear. ----Ref: Donovan and Murdoch 780. Light wear, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners; binding slightly shaken; very good or better. 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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...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 movement, and one of the founders of both the National Women's Trade Union League and the International Congress of Working Women... 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 had to make, come across very clearly as Kenneally shows the diversity of these women, acknowledging the traditionalists while ... 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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Eleanor and Franklin

By: Lash, Joseph

Price: $85.00

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

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011049

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Limited Edition. Unread, Unopened; No flaw but minimal dulling to gilt. Forward by Arthur M. Schlesinger; Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. Fully bound in top-grain leather with stamped gilt titles and decorations; All edges gilt; 8vo; 9.5 inches tall;897 pages with index. Eleanor and Franklin is one of the most highly acclaimed biographies written in recent times. Its author, Joseph Lash, won the Pulitzer and National Book Award in biography, as well as the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. Its focus is Eleanor Roosevelt and her complex relati... 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; 232 pages. Map endpages and frontispiece. Tourville, 1576 View more info

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Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders

By: Liu, Aimee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010755

ISBN: 0446577669

Condition: New


Three decades after Solitaire (1979), her memoir of struggling to overcome anorexia nervosa, Liu might be expected to discuss how it feels to be cured. Time, however, has given her a valuable perspective shared here in a careful deconstruction of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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I Elizabeth

By: Miles, Rosalind

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010753

ISBN: 0385471602

Condition: New


Historian Miles' novel is in the form of a memoir that Elizabeth I is writing near the end of her long and amazing life. Through Elizabeth's eyes, the reader sees the life-and-death court intrigues, the religious conflicts, and the prerogatives as well as the high price of power. In addition to being faithful to historical fact, Miles presents a wealth of colorful detail. {booklist]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 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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Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard

By: Murray, Liz

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010146

ISBN: 0786868910

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.'While reading Murray's memoir, you can't help but continuously wonder how the young woman narrated on the page could be the same woman who survived to become her author. In the harrowing tale of her childhood in the Bronx, Murray's straightforward and no-frills prose hits hard.' [Booklist] View more info