Women & Gender Studies



link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...
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link to catalog page PATTERSON, Beyond the Gibson Girl

Beyond the Gibson Girl

Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915

Author: Martha H. Patterson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2008

The social, ethnic, literary, and iconographic history of the contested American New Woman   learn more...
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link to catalog page FIELDS, Female Gladiators

Female Gladiators

Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America

Author: Sarah K. Fields
Pub Date: June 2008

How school-aged girls used the legal system to gain access to contact sports   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUDSON, The Making of

The Making of "Mammy Pleasant"

A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Author: Lynn M. Hudson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2008

Investigating Mary Ellen Pleasant's convoluted legacy   learn more...
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link to catalog page WOLIVER, The Political Geographies of Pregnancy Author: Laura R. Woliver
Pub Date: August 2008

A searing study of how modern reproductive politics shapes women's bodily agency   learn more...
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link to catalog page WARE, Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Reading the Rules Backward

Author: Carolyn E. Ware
Pub Date: March 2007

How Cajun women have creatively refashioned the tradition of rural Mardi Gras runs   learn more...
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link to catalog page YOUNG, Choosing Revolution

Choosing Revolution

Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March

Author: Helen Praeger Young
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2007

Women in the Red Army restored to the history of the Long March   learn more...
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link to catalog page ANTHONY, Designing for Diversity

Designing for Diversity

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Architectural Profession

Author: Kathryn H. Anthony
Pub Date: 2007

A powerful statement about the repercussions of discrimination and the benefits of diversity in architecture   learn more...
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link to catalog page KESSLER-HARRIS, Gendering Labor History Author: Alice Kessler-Harris
Pub Date: January 2007

The role of gender in the history of the working class world   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...
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