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

Cultivating Victory:
The Women’s Land Army and the Victory Garden Movement

by Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant
(University of Pittsburgh Press)

No Mere Shadows:
Faces of Widowhood in Early Colonial Mexico

by Shirley Cushing Flint
(University of New Mexico Press)

Ogling Ladies:
Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

by Sandra Lindemann Summers
(University Press of Florida)

Women in Old Norse Literature:
Bodies, Words, and Power

by Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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