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)
Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw (Louisiana State University Press)
Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment France by Nadine Berenguier (Ashgate Publishing)
Cyber Crime and the Victimization of Women: Laws, Rights and Regulations by Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar (Information Science Publishing)
Gender and Islam in Africa: Rights, Sexuality, and Law edited by Margot Badran (Stanford University Press)
Gendered Intersections: An Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies by C. Lesley Biggs et al. (Fernwood Books)
Gretel’s Story: A Young Woman’s Secret War Against the Nazis by Gretel Wachtel and Claudia Strachan (Lyons Press)
Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347-1645 by David Wallace (Oxford University Press)
The Inequalities of Love: College-Educated Black Women and the Barriers to Romance and Family by Averil Y. Clarke (Duke University Press)
The Mother’s Legacy in Early Modern England by Jennifer Heller (Ashgate Publishing)
The Stronger Sex: The Fictional Women of Lawrence Durrell by James R. Nichols (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)
Women and Science, 17th Century to Present: Pioneers, Activists and Protagonists edited by Donna Spaulding Andreolle and Veronique Molinari (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)
Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865 by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (Oxford University Press)

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