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On the Basis of Art 150 Years of Women at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300254242, Yale University Press, March 2021
304 pp., 27.3x25.4 cm, 185 colour illus.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the first women students at Yale, who came to study at the Yale School of the Fine Arts (now Yale School of Art) when it opened in 1869, and the 50th anniversary of undergraduate coeducation at the University, this vo...
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£40,00
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Bonds of Womanhood "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835
ISBN: PB: 9780300254082, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This Veritas edition of Nancy Cott's acclaimed study includes a new introduction by the author, situating the work for a new generation of readers.
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£14,99
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Eliza Lucas Pinckney An Independent Woman in the Age of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236118, Yale University Press, October 2020
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793) reshaped the colonial South Carolina economy with her innovations in indigo production and became one of the wealthiest and most respected women in a world dominated by men. Born on the Caribbean island of Antigua, sh...
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£25,00
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Wanderers A History of Women Walking
ISBN: HB: 9781789143423, Reaktion Books, September 2020
304 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
This is a book about ten women over the past three hundred years who have found walking essential to their sense of themselves, as people and as writers. "Wanderers" traces their footsteps, from eighteenth-century parson's daughter Elizabeth Carter –...
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£14,99
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Naked Truth Viennese Modernism and the Body
ISBN: HB: 9780226669984, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 43 halftones
Viennese modernism is often described in terms of a fin-de-sieclefascination with the psyche. But this stereotype of the movement as essentially cerebral overlooks a rich cultural history of the body. "The Naked Truth", an interdisciplinary tour de f...
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£36,00
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Picturing Political Power Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780226703244, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 105 halftones
For as long as women have battled for equitable political representation in America, those battles have been defined by images – whether illustrations, engravings, photographs, or colorful chromolithograph posters. Some of these pictures have been fl...
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£36,00
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Madwoman in the Attic The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300246728, Yale University Press, May 2020
784 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Called "a feminist classic" by Judith Shulevitz in the New York Times Book Review, this pathbreaking book of literary criticism is now reissued with a new introduction by Lisa Appignanesi that speaks to how The Madwoman in the Attic set the groundwor...
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£14,99
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Citizen Woman An Illustrated History of the Women's Movement
ISBN: HB: 9783791385303, Prestel Publishing, May 2020
256 pp., 26x21.5 cm, 180 colour illus.
One hundred years ago American women fought for and won an equal voice at the ballot box with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. This happened thanks to the unrelenting activism of women in the US and around the rest of the world, who shif...
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£29,99
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Crusade for Justice The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226691428, University of Chicago Press, April 2020
496 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 10 halftones
"She fought a lonely and almost single-handed fight, with the single-mindedness of a crusader, long before men or women of any race entered the arena; and the measure of success she achieved goes far beyond the credit she has been given in the histor...
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£16,00
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Bread Winner An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780300230062, Yale University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 black&white illus.
The Victorian era saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's prosperity. Many families continued to live in grinding poverty with women and children usually faring worst. In this incisive account...
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