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Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

By: Richards, Laura E.; Elliott, Maud Howe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2293323

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1925 Hard Cover. x, 457, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the poet, abolitionist and suffragette who wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic. View more info

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Women and Indians on the Frontier, 1825-1915

By: Riley, Glenda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296063

ISBN: 0826307809

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 1984 Trade Paperback. 352 pp. Pioneer women going west carried distinct images of themselves and of American Indians. Their views reflected stereotypes pervading the popular literature and journalism of the nineteenth century: women were weak and defenseless, their westward trek was a noble mission, and American Indians were savages. But as a result of their frontier experience, many women changed or discarded their earlier opinions. This book is the first account of how and why pioneer women altered their self-images and their views of American Indians. View more info

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Loom & Spindle: Or, Life Among the Early Mill Girls, with a Sketch of The Lowell Offering and Some of its Contributors

By: Robinson, Harriet H.; Pultz, Jane Wilkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Press Pacifica: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2208598

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Near Fine. 1976 Hard Cover. xii, 128 pp. Author Harriet Robinson (1825-1911), born Harriet Jane Hanson in Boston, offers a first person account of her life as a factory girl in Lowell, Massachusetts in this 1898 work. Robinson moved with her widowed mother and three siblings to Lowell as the cotton industry was booming, and began working as a bobbin duffer at the age of ten for $2 a week. Her reflections of the life, some 60 years later, are unfailingly upbeat. She was educated, in public school, by private lesson, and in church. The community was tightly knit. She also had the op... View more info

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Susan B & Me: An International Collection of Personal Writings and Photographs by Women of All Ages, Dedicated to the Spirit of Susan B. Anthony, Champion of Women's Rights

By: Ronsvalle, Patricia; Burns, Ursula M. (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Big Kids Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294777

ISBN: 0930249038

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2006 Large Softcover. xi, 140 pp. This beautifully profound four color publication includes photos and women's personal words and poetry from around the world. Printed in English, the collection gives the reader the understanding that all women, no matter what age, culture, race, or religion, share similar feelings about themselves and their lives. Susan B and Me is at the amusing, heart wrenching, and thought-provoking. The book's underlying questions ask why the women's movement has stalled worldwide, and what early suffragists would think of contemporar... View more info

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Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

By: Roth, Geneen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200556

ISBN: 1416543074

Condition: Near Fine


Pages lightly toned. Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 211 pp. After three decades of studying, teaching, and writing about our compulsions with food, bestselling author Geneen Roth adds a powerful new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God.  A timeless and seminal work, Women Food and God shows how going beyond the food and the feelings takes you ... View more info

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Louisa May Alcott: A Modern Biography

By: Saxton, Martha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2272681

ISBN: 0374524602

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A very nice copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. xiv, 428 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors. View more info

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Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much

By: Schaef, Anne Wilson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1990

Seller ID: 2283929

ISBN: 0062548662

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1990 Mass Market Paperback. Unpaginated. Daily meditations to help women break the cycle of doing too much--for workaholics, busyaholics, rushaholics, and careaholics. Many of today's women are overextende--addicted to working, rushing, taking care of other people's needs. With wisdom, insight, and humor, these 365 meditaations--combined with quotations from women of different ages, cultures, and perspectives--will help women recognize that cycle. In a welcome antidote to the mad rush of modern living, Schaef's concise meditations will open new doors to new ways of living. These m... View more info

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The Woman with the Alabaster Jar: Mary Magdalene and the Holy Grail

By: Starbird, Margaret

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bear & Company: 1993

Seller ID: 2207336

ISBN: 1879181037

Condition: Good


Two creases to bottom corner of front wrapper, wrappers faintly toned, ink names to half-title page. 1993 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 201 pp. Margaret Starbird’s theological beliefs were profoundly shaken when she read Holy Blood, Holy Grail, a book that dared to suggest that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalen and that their descendants carried on his holy bloodline in Western Europe. Shocked by such heresy, this Roman Catholic scholar set out to refute it, but instead found new and compelling evidence for the existence of the bride of Jesus--the same enigmatic woman who anointed him with ... View more info

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Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism. An Autobiography

By: Stenhouse, T.B.H.; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.D. Worthington & Co.: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283766

Condition: Very Good


1875 printing. Front and end matter and a few other pages foxed, corners a bit rubbed. xxx, 623, [1] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece steel engraved portrait of the author and full-page engravings. A memoir by a wife and mother who was oppressed by the Mormon sect. Introductory preface by Harriet Beecher Stowe (abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin), in which she argues that the new task of civilization now that slavery has been abolished, is to reverse the degradation of womanhood and motherhood, and to raise women up so they are no longer viewed as subservient or inferior. View more info

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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

By: Stewart, Elinore Pruitt; Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291519

ISBN: 0395321379

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1988 Trade Paperback. xx, 281 pp. N.C. Wyeth illustrations. New foreword for 1988 reissue by Gretel Ehrlich. In a rich blend of memoir and meditation, Abbott focuses her graceful and witty attention on mothers and daughters of the South. Theirs is a world of red dirt and backbreaking chores and roof-raising revival meetings - a far cry from the magnolias and mint juleps of Gone with the Wind. The South of the backwoods, hillbilly plain folk has at last found its true and inspired interpreter, says C. Vann Woodward. View more info

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Female Life Among the Mormons: A Narrative of Many Years' Personal Experience.

By: The Wife of a Mormon Elder, Recently from Utah [Ferris, Mrs. B.G.]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1998582

Condition: Good


Early reprint. Several gatherings sprung but holding, boards a bit rubbed, scattered light foxing. 1856 Hard Cover. x, 449 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. 12mo. Original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles, rules, & decorations on spine. Color frontispiece of Brigham Young and his wives, color plates of a Mormon meeting, the death of the prophet (Joseph Smith), and Salt Lake City. A partially fictionalized anti-Mormon firsthand account of the treatment of women in Mormon society, written by the wife of a Utah Mormon elder. Sabin 24185. View more info

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Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs: Year Book, 1921-1922

By: Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Free Press Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 2203748

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to top corner of front wrapper, top page ridge very lightly foxed. 147 pp. CONTENTS: Officers; Chairmen of Departments; Announcements; Vermont Clubs Directly Federated; Message from Presdient General; Message from General Federation State Director; New England Conference, organization; New England Conference, report; Vermont State Federation Song; Vermont Federation Presidents; Calendar of Annual Meetings; Vermont Federation Officers, 1921-1922; Districts of Vermont; Departments of Work; Duties of a Chairman; Special Committees; Lecturers; University Extension Work; Notice to Presi... View more info

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A Short History of Women: A Novel

By: Walbert, Kate

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2009

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2267691

ISBN: 1416594981

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A very nice copy. 2009 Hard Cover. ix, 239 pp. A profoundly moving portrait of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, A Short History of Women chronicles five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twenty-first. Beginning in 1914 at the deathbed of Dorothy Trevor Townsend, a suffragette who starves herself for the cause, the novel traces the echoes of her choice in the stories of her descendants—a brilliant daughter who tries to escape the burden of her mother’s infamy; a granddaughter who chooses a conventi... View more info

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Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: Walker, Alice; Parmar, Pratibha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197291

ISBN: 0151000611

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Walker without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. The author of The Color Purple travels to Gambia, Senegal, and Burkina to interview a group of women trying to eliminate the traditional practice of female clitoral circumcision, a practice forced on women by the men of those societies. View more info

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Still Missing: Amelia Earhart and the Search for Modern Feminism

By: Ware, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201245

ISBN: 0393035514

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine. Near Fine. 1993 Hard Cover. 304 pp. Amelia Earhart was first reported missing on 2 July 1937. Despite the ongoing fascination with her disappearance, Susan Ware argues that key aspects of Amelia Earhart's life are still missing. This biography analyzes Earhart as part of the history of women and feminism. A heroine of her era, Earhart is a figure of inspiration for women today. While loving adventure, Earhart saw aviation as liberating for women. Ware also portrays Earhart as a central figure in the development of popular culture in the 20th century. With her husband, Geor... View more info

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Colonial Days and Dames

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2280235

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly cocked, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Illustrated by E.S. Holloway. CONTENTS: Colonial Days; Women in the Early Settlement; A Group of Early Poetesses; Colonial Dames; Old Landmarks; Weddings and Merry-Makings; Legend and Romance. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs. She was educated ... View more info

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Women, State, and Party in Eastern Europe

By: Wolchik, Sharon L.; Meyer, Alfred G.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Duke University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 1735984

ISBN: 082230659X

Condition: Good


Edges reinforced with clear tape, some ink underlining and marginalia. 1986 Trade Paperback. These essays, by American, Canadian, and East European scholars, provide a comprehensive look at the status of women in Eastern Europe, with particular emphasis on the postwar situation. View more info

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The Female Reader (1789)

By: Wollstonecraft, Mary; Ferguson, Moira

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints: 1980

Seller ID: 2285921

ISBN: 0820113476

Condition: Very Good


Top edge lightly soiled, other edges very faintly foxed. 1980 Hard Cover. xxxiii, [1], [i]-xx, 394, [2] pp. 8vo. 1980 facsimile of the 1789 edition, with a new introduction by Moira Ferguson. An anthology of prose and verse For the improvement of young women, by one of the thinkers foundational to feminism as we know it today. It includes selections from Voltaire, Shakespeare, Milton, Hume, Swift, etc., etc. This work preceded her groundbreaking work A Vindication of the Rights of Women, which argued that women were not naturally inferior to women. This was the culmination of a number of works... View more info

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Zoya's Story: An Afghan Woman's Struggle for Freedom

By: Zoya; Follain, John; Cristofair, Rita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274255

ISBN: 0060097825

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 239 pp. Zoya's Story is a young woman's searing account of her clandestine war of resistance against the Taliban and religious fanaticism at the risk of her own life. An epic tale of fear and suffering, courage and hope, Zoya's Story is a powerful testament to the ongoing battle to claim human rights for the women of Afghanistan. Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and endured more tragedy and terror than most people do in a lifetime. Zoya grew up during the wars that ravaged Afghanistan and was robbed of her mother and father when t... View more info