Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum by William Seraile (Fordham University Press)
Deviant and Useful Citizens: The Cultural Production of the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Peru by Mariselle Melendez (Vanderbilt University Press)
Hesitation Kills: A Female Marine Officer’s Combat Experience in Iraq by Jane Blair (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience: Finding Agency, Negotiating Resistance, and Bridging Cultures by Susan C. Pearce et al. (New York University Press)
Latinas Attempting Suicide: When Cultures, Families and Daughters Collide by Luis Zayas (Oxford University Press)
Literary Celebrity, Gender, and Victorian Authorship, 1850-1914 by Alexis Easley (University of Delaware Press)
Male-Female Relations in the Literary Maghreb: Poetics and Politics of Violence and Liberation in Francophone North African Literature by Tahar Ben Jelloun by Shonu Nangia (Edwin Mellen Press)
One in the Spirit: Women and Ministry in the Church by G.E. Dixon (AuthorHouse)
Thyra J. Edwards: Black Activist in the Global Freedom Struggle by Gregg Andrews (University of Missouri Press)
Transforming Law’s Family: The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood by Fiona Kelly (University Press of British Columbia)
Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940 by Vanessa H. May (University of North Carolina Press)
Why Women Weep by Alfreada Brown-Kelly (iUniverse)
Women in Mexican Folk Art: Of Promises, Betrayals, Monsters, and Celebrities by Eli Bartra (University of Wales Press)
Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticism by Elisa Beshero-Bondar (University of Delaware Press)
Words Not Swords: Iranian Women Writers and the Freedom of Movement by Farzaneh Milani (Syracuse University Press)

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