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

African American Women Chemists
by Jeannette Brown
(Oxford University Press)

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont:
Unlikely Champion of Women’s Rights

by Slyvia D. Hoffert
(Indiana University Press)

Embodying the Feminine in the Dances of the World’s Religions
by Angela M. Yarber
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Facing Beauty:
Painted Women and Cosmetic Art

by Aileen Ribeiro
(Yale University Press)

Forging Freedom:
Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston

by Amrita Chakrabarti Myers
(University of North Carolina Press)

Hindu Widow Marriage:
An Epochal Work on Social Reform From Colonial India

by Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar
(Columbia University Press)

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