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1. Cover image for 'Virtuous Necessity'
Conduct Literature and the Making of the Virtuous Woman in Early Modern England
Jessica C. Murphy
A new way of looking at behavioral expectations for women in early modern England
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Conduct Literature and the Making of the Virtuous Woman in Early Modern England
Jessica C. Murphy
A new way of looking at behavioral expectations for women in early modern England
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2. Cover image for 'Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, Priestesses of Ancient Rome'
Molly M. Lindner
Examines portraits of Rome’s Vestal Virgins as artistic documents and political vehicles
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3. Cover image for 'Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC-AD 800'
Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella Cribiore
The private letters of ancient women in Egypt from Alexander the Great to the Arab conquest
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3. Cover image for 'Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC-AD 800'
Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella Cribiore
The private letters of ancient women in Egypt from Alexander the Great to the Arab conquest
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4. Cover image for 'Embroidering the Scarlet A'
Unwed Mothers and Illegitimate Children in American Fiction and Film
Janet Mason Ellerby
The first book-length study of changing cultural representations of unwed mothers in American fiction and film, from The Scarlet Letter to Juno
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4. Cover image for 'Embroidering the Scarlet A'
Unwed Mothers and Illegitimate Children in American Fiction and Film
Janet Mason Ellerby
The first book-length study of changing cultural representations of unwed mothers in American fiction and film, from The Scarlet Letter to Juno
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4. Cover image for 'Embroidering the Scarlet A'
Unwed Mothers and Illegitimate Children in American Fiction and Film
Janet Mason Ellerby
The first book-length study of changing cultural representations of unwed mothers in American fiction and film, from The Scarlet Letter to Juno
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5. Cover image for 'The Merchant of Prato's Wife'
Margherita Datini and Her World, 1360-1423
Ann Crabb
The first full study of the life of Margherita Datini illuminates the role and social standing of wives in early modern Italian society
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5. Cover image for 'The Merchant of Prato's Wife'
Margherita Datini and Her World, 1360-1423
Ann Crabb
The first full study of the life of Margherita Datini illuminates the role and social standing of wives in early modern Italian society 
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6. Cover image for 'Arguments with Silence'
Writing the History of Roman Women
Amy Richlin

Examining the perishable nature of the history of women’s lives

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6. Cover image for 'Arguments with Silence'
Writing the History of Roman Women
Amy Richlin

Examining the perishable nature of the history of women’s lives

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Writing the History of Roman Women
Amy Richlin
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7. Cover image for 'In the Thick of the Fight'
The Writing of Emily Wilding Davison, Militant Suffragette
Carolyn P. Collette

Deeds not words: an extraordinary ordinary life

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The Writing of Emily Wilding Davison, Militant Suffragette
Carolyn P. Collette
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8. Cover image for 'Seven Stories of Threatening Speech'
Women's Suffrage Meets Machine Code
Ruth A. Miller
Treating language as a type of machine code opens new avenues for the study of history and politics
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8. Cover image for 'Seven Stories of Threatening Speech'
Women's Suffrage Meets Machine Code
Ruth A. Miller
Treating language as a type of machine code opens new avenues for the study of history and politics
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Women's Suffrage Meets Machine Code
Ruth A. Miller
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9. Cover image for 'When Protest Makes Policy'
How Social Movements Represent Disadvantaged Groups
S. Laurel Weldon
Do social movements lead to more inclusive democracy or to a more polarized, fragmented, elite-dominated polity?
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How Social Movements Represent Disadvantaged Groups
S. Laurel Weldon
Do social movements lead to more inclusive democracy or to a more polarized, fragmented, elite-dominated polity?
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How Social Movements Represent Disadvantaged Groups
S. Laurel Weldon
Do social movements lead to more inclusive democracy or to a more polarized, fragmented, elite-dominated polity?
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10. Cover image for 'The New Woman International'
Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s
Elizabeth Otto and Vanessa Rocco, editors
An international picture of New Woman in film and photography
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10. Cover image for 'The New Woman International'
Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s
Elizabeth Otto and Vanessa Rocco, editors
An international picture of New Woman in film and photography
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10. Cover image for 'The New Woman International'
Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s
Elizabeth Otto and Vanessa Rocco, editors
An international picture of New Woman in film and photography
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11. Cover image for 'Footpaths and Bridges'
Voices from the Native American Women Playwrights Archive
Edited by Shirley A. Huston-Findley and Rebecca Howard
The first anthology to showcase the rich and diverse dramatic work of Native American women
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12. Cover image for 'Viral Mothers'
Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS
Bernice L. Hausman
Sheds light on the complex cultural politics that surround the promotion of breastfeeding at a time of global health crises
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12. Cover image for 'Viral Mothers'
Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS
Bernice L. Hausman
Sheds light on the complex cultural politics that surround the promotion of breastfeeding at a time of global health crises
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13. Cover image for 'Transforming Science and Engineering'
Advancing Academic Women
Abigail J. Stewart, Janet E. Malley, and Danielle LaVaque-Manty, Editors

Depicts the many issues women faculty in science and engineering face, and gives solutions that can be widely accepted at academic institutions around the U.S.

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14. Cover image for 'Mammy'
A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
A revealing exploration of the origins and meanings of the mammy figure
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15. Cover image for 'Taking Her Seriously'
Penelope and the Plot of Homer's Odyssey
Richard Heitman
An innovative new analysis of the Odyssey's most influential female character
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Penelope and the Plot of Homer's Odyssey
Richard Heitman
An innovative new analysis of the Odyssey's most influential female character
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16. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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16. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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16. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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16. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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17. Cover image for 'The Aphrodite of Knidos and Her Successors'
A Historical Review of the Female Nude in Greek Art
Christine Mitchell Havelock
A revealing survey of Aphrodite
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18. Cover image for 'State of Virginity'
Gender, Religion, and Politics in an Early Modern Catholic State
Ulrike Strasser
An important contribution to the historical study of sexuality and the growing feminist literature on the state
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Paper 2006 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "State of Virginity" to Cart
19. Cover image for 'Myth, Montage, and Visuality in Late Medieval Manuscript Culture'
Christine de Pizan's Epistre Othea
Marilynn Desmond and Pamela Sheingorn
A broad multidisciplinary study that uses the Epistre Othea to examine the visual presentation of knowledge
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20. Cover image for 'Where Women Run'
Gender and Party in the American States
Kira Sanbonmatsu
Where are the women candidates?
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20. Cover image for 'Where Women Run'
Gender and Party in the American States
Kira Sanbonmatsu
Where are the women candidates?
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21. Cover image for 'Growing Up Female in Nazi Germany'
Dagmar Reese, Translated by William Templer
The first English-language account of the girls' division of the Hitler Youth
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21. Cover image for 'Growing Up Female in Nazi Germany'
Dagmar Reese, Translated by William Templer
The first English-language account of the girls' division of the Hitler Youth
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22. Cover image for 'Breaking Ground'
Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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22. Cover image for 'Breaking Ground'
Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Paper 2006 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Breaking Ground" to Cart
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23. Cover image for 'Strong Voices, Weak History'
Early Women Writers and Canons in England, France, and Italy
Pamela J Benson and Victoria Kirkham, Editors
Reveals how medieval and Renaissance women won acclaim in their contemporary canons, and offers reasons for the decline of their reputation in later ages
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24. Cover image for 'Communities and Law'
Politics and Cultures of Legal Identities
Gad Barzilai
Offers an alternative approach to liberalism and to communitarianism, with an empirical focus on Israel
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Politics and Cultures of Legal Identities
Gad Barzilai
Offers an alternative approach to liberalism and to communitarianism, with an empirical focus on Israel
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25. Cover image for 'Joining the Conversation'
Dialogues by Renaissance Women
Janet Levarie Smarr
Calls attention to the work of French and Italian Renaissance women in a genre that has never before been acknowledged as important to women's literature
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Dialogues by Renaissance Women
Janet Levarie Smarr
Calls attention to the work of French and Italian Renaissance women in a genre that has never before been acknowledged as important to women's literature
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