Women's Studies & Gender Studies

  • 'For us it was Heaven'

    The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton: From the Spanish Civil War to Mao's China

    By Angela Jackson

    I made a person out of myself and became an individual with a life and work of my own. *** 'For Us It Was Heaven' tells the story of a young, upper...

    Cloth - 9781845195144 - $ 74.95

  • 'For us it was Heaven'

    The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton: From the Spanish Civil War to Mao's China

    By Angela Jackson

    I made a person out of myself and became an individual with a life and work of my own. *** 'For Us It Was Heaven' tells the story of a young, upper...

    Paper - 9781845195151 - $ 34.95

  • 'Thinking Against the Current'

    'Thinking Against the Current'

    Literature and Political Resistance

    By Sybil Oldfield

    This collection of literary/historical essays, written 1970-2010, covers political subjects as diverse as 17th Century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human rights of girls and German women's resistance to Hitler. The more...

    Cloth - 9781845195946 - $ 69.95

  • 'Thinking Against the Current'

    'Thinking Against the Current'

    Literature and Political Resistance

    By Sybil Oldfield

    This collection of literary/historical essays, written 1970-2010, covers political subjects as diverse as 17th Century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human rights of girls and German women's resistance to Hitler. The more...

    Paper - 9781845196899 - $ 34.95

  • 'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    Gender, Development and Politics in Colonial Lesotho

    By Marc Epprecht

    Exploring the historiography of the four decades prior to Lesotho's independence in 1966, this book highlights neglected Basotho women's voices, including those of nuns, politicians, chiefs, prostitutes, runaways and homemakers, thereby providing a challenge to the models of development, politics and...

    Paper - 9780869809532 - $ 39.95

  • A Day in May

    A Day in May

    Real Lives, True Stories

    By Charlie Bird

    Contributions by: Colm Toibin

    On May 23rd, 2015 the people of Ireland made history by becoming the first country in the world to introduce marriage equality by popular vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin Castle and across Ireland, as the historic vote was declared,...

    Cloth - 9781785370762 - $ 25.00

  • A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    The Case of Richard Wagner's "Der fliegende Hollander"

    By Courtney W. Howland

    Drawing upon gender studies, musicology, German studies, and literary theory, this book develops a feminist analytic framework for interpreting opera and for critiquing the usual interpretations of opera, using Richard Wagner's Der fliegende Hollander [The Flying Dutchman] as a...

    Paper - 9783643905376 - $ 59.95

  • A Holocaust Crossroads

    A Holocaust Crossroads

    Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbruck

    Edited by: Irith Dublon-Knebel

    Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp built for women. Its history constitutes a crossroads in the various stages of the Third Reich's persecution of women accused of offending the Nazi state and of those ethnically and racially persecuted. Women...

    Paper - 9780853039211 - $ 34.95

  • A Holocaust Crossroads

    A Holocaust Crossroads

    Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbruck

    Edited by: Irith Dublon-Knebel

    Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp built for women. Its history constitutes a crossroads in the various stages of the Third Reich's persecution of women accused of offending the Nazi state and of those ethnically and racially persecuted. Women...

    Cloth - 9780853039914 - $ 79.95

  • A Shipload of Women's Memories

    A Shipload of Women's Memories

    Narratives across Borders

    By Ann-Dorte Christensen, Marit Benthe Norheim

    This book is based on 18 life stories, as told by women over the age of 70 with roots in 27 different countries. Each story is analyzed as a unique account of individual experiences with strength, pain, and love. At the...

    Cloth - 9788771126006 - $ 32.00