Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

booksWomen 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

Brazilian Women’s Filmmaking:
From Dictatorship to Democracy

by Leslie L. Marsh
(University of Illinois Press)

Empress of Fashion:
A Life of Diana Vreeland

by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

French Women Authors:
The Significance of the Spiritual (1400-2000)

edited by Kelsey L. Haskett and Holly Faith Nelson
(University of Delaware Press)

I Died for Beauty:
Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science

by Majorie Senechal
(Oxford University Press)

Sex in Transition:
Remaking Gender and Race in South Africa

by Amanda Lock Starr
(State University of New York Press)

The History of British Women’s Writing, 1920-1945:
Volume Eight

edited by Maroula Joannou
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean
edited by Fatima Sadiqi

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