Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women 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

A 1950s Housewife:
Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s

by Sheila Hardy
(The History Press)

Arapaho Women’s Quillwork:
Motion, Life, and Creativity

by Jeffrey D. Anderson
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Different Horrors, Same Hell:
Gender and the Holocaust

edited by Myrna Goldenberg and Amy Shapiro
(University of Washington Press)

Go West, Young Women!
The Rise of Early Hollywood

by Hilary Hallett
(University of California Press)

Of Virgins and Martyrs:
Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict

by David Jacobson
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance
by Zenzele Isoke
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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