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A Wealth of Women Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present

By: Alexander, Alison and Prue Torney-Parlicki

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Duffy & Snellgrove: 2001

Seller ID: 009176


Book is in jolly good order, only 2 lib stamps (no card/pocket marks at all),300pp with numerous bw photo sections throughout, pp clean & tightly bound, approx 600g, Here is the story of the lives of ordinary Australian women from 1788 to the present. Drawing on the information provided by hundreds of families, as well as material and photographs from archives never before published, Alison Alexander has created an enthralling and different history of a nation. While f... View more info

LETTERS OF ALICE B. TOKLAS, STAYING ON ALONE

By: Burns Edward (ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Liveright: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009442


This book from a US county library but may have been a reference work rather than a lending copy, reference card at rear, id on spine, plastic wrap, VGood condition. Clean pages. Clean, unclipped jacket. 426 well bound pages with bw photos throughout. Edited by Edward Burns, intro by Gilbert Harrison. review - Gertrude Stein died in 1946, 20 years before Alice B. Toklas met her own end - - the personal letters in this nicely illustrated volume (over 400 pages) are chie... View more info

Victorian Feminists

By: Caine, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Clarendon Paperbacks: 1993

Seller ID: 012365


284pp & just under the 500g mark - This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe,Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables Barbara Caine to uncover the range, diversity, and complexity of Victorian feminism, and to examine the relationship between personal experience and feminist commitment. Professor Caine sets her carefully researched biographical studies of the four women,... View more info

Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture

By: Hollows, Joanne

Price: $42.00

Publisher: UK, Manchester University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 012366


229pp & less than 500g to post. Joanne Hollows is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is the author of Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture (2000) and Domestic Cultures (2008) and co-author of Food and Cultural Studies (2004). Accessible, introductory student guide which identifies key feminist approaches to popular culture from the 1960s to the present.. The only introduction to both feminist cultural studies and feminism an... View more info

Honor Lost: Love and Death in Modern-Day Jordan B

By: Khouri, Norma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Seller ID: 012367


211 crisp pp & just under 500g to post. Norma Khouri's book is a gift to the memory of her friend. In it she recounts a powerful love story that ends in an appalling tragedy, and also attempts to bring to the world's attention the continuing practice of honor killing in Jordan -- an ancient tradition that encourages the murder of women considered to have dishonored their families. It is a crime that effectively goes unpunished. Shocking and dramatic, "Honor Lost"... View more info

The Radical Twenties: Writing, Politics, and Culture

By: Lucas, John

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Rutgers Uni Press: 1997

Seller ID: 010643


-from cover > This book brings together writers from the 1920's who have never before been collectively studied in regard to their political radicalism. Drawing on the works of D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Wolf, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Ivor Gurney, Patrick Hamilton, and others, John Lucas identifies the decade as a time of both political activism and of deliberately transgressive behavior, particularly among women. The book meets head-on the argument of earlier commentators ... View more info

Tina Modotti Photographs

By: Modotti, Tina

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Idea Editions & Belmark book Company: 1981

Seller ID: 009162


text by Maria Caronia & Vittorio Vidali approx 80pp of commentary & bw full page photos. Modotti is another whose life is as involved as Scott in Russia, she was expelled from Mexico, travelled in Europe & Russia & fought in the Spanish Civil War before finally getting back in to Mexico & working with indigenous handcraft research. View more info

Women on Sex

By: Quilliam, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 011498


256pp & 800g for posting. Susan Quilliam's areas of expertise include: love, sex, personal psychology, medico-sexual psychology and body language. She came most recently to the fore, both in the US and in the UK, for her reinvention of the classic sex manual The Joy of Sex. Tells the reader what the modern woman thinks about sex, and provides the answers to the questions they want most to ask: do you tell your partners honestly what they're like in bed; do you enjoy mas... View more info

A Woman's Place An Oral History of Working-Class Women 1890-1940

By: Roberts, Elizabeth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Seller ID: 010211


ex-lib with the "borrowing page" removed o/wise all good internallyA Woman's Place is based upon Elizabeth Roberts's interviews with 160 elderly people from the towns of Barrow, Lancaster and Preston. They recall their memories of family life as children, youths and adults in the period between the last decade of the nineteenth century and the outbreak of the Second World War. A Woman's Place shows working-class women to be conscious of, and secure in, the separ... View more info