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. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Gender, Nation, and the Arabic Novel:
Egypt, 1892-2008

by Hoda Elsadda
(Syracuse University Press)

Great Ancestors:
Women Asserting Rights in Muslim Contexts

by Farida Shaheed
(Oxford University Press)

History and Women, Culture and Faith:
Selected Writings of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Volume 5:
Unbought Grace

edited by Rebecca Fox and Robert L. Pacquette
(University of South Carolina Press)

Mapping Arab Women’s Movements:
A Century of Transformations From Within

edited by Pernille Arenfeldt and Nawar Al-Hassan Golley
(American University in Cairo Press)

New Women in Colonial Korea:
A Sourcebook

by Hyaeweol Choi

The Complete Letters of Constance Fenimore Woolson
edited by Sharon L. Dean
(University Press of Florida)

The Mary Lincoln Enigma:
Historians on America’s Most Controversial First Lady

edited by Frank J. Williams and Michael Burkhimer
(Southern Illinois University Press)

Women of the Iberian Atlantic
edited by Sarah E. Owens and Jane E. Mangan
(Louisiana State University Press)

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